Write from the Start: Writers Workshop for the Primary Grades
From the award-winning author of From Your Child’s Teacher, comes this excellent teacher’s resource for helping primary students begin to write their stories. This resource includes: strategies for organizing and developing writers workshop samples that illustrate various levels of writing strategies for conferencing with young students information on the role of editing assessment ideas many practical reproducibles detailed writing-activity lessons
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