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In an effective writing workshop, young children grow in leaps and bounds, and within just a few months, the changes in their written products can dazzle you. And after 30 years of studying her students' growth in the writing workshop, Lucy Calkins knows one of the most powerful ways to support good writers: clear, purposeful writing conferences.
In One to One Calkins and her colleagues Amanda Hartman and Zoe White show you the practices and principles that create effective conferences. They dispel the myth that master teachers have a magic touch and show you that effective teachers do not reinvent the conference with each student, but rather use predictable, principled interactions that follow a few simple frameworks. In One to One, you will learn:
I. Understanding Conferring The Essentials of Conferring with Young Writers The Management That Makes Conferring Possible Creating and Using an Efficient Record-Keeping System The Research Phase The Decision Phase The Teaching Point and the Link to Independent Work Supporting Reading Development Through Conferring in Writing Writing Conferences in Early Kindergarten Conferring with Young Artists, Mathematicians, and Scientists Conferring with English Language Learners Strengthening Your Ability to Confer
Conference Transcripts Units Launching the Writing Workshop Conferences Small Moments: Personal Narrative Writing Conferences Writing for Readers: Teaching Skills and Strategies Conferences The Craft of Revision Conferences Authors as Mentors Conferences Nonfiction Writing: Procedures and Reports Conferences Poetry: Powerful Thoughts in Tiny Packages Conferences