Living the Life of a Reader and Writer
Jennifer Myers
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Writers Workshop Introduction (Mini-Lesson)

Myers describes turning previously noted items into a "notebook entry"

During the writers workshop mini lesson, I am modeling what I would like the students to try by using my own personal notebook. I think it is important for the students to see that I am a writer as well in the classroom. Since this was at the end of the school year, I am having my students revisit their previous notebook entries in the hopes that maybe they will want to turn an old entry into a new one. The notebooks in my classroom are not a journal, but rather a place for students to collect their ideas for future stories.

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