Superkids Schools Conference. 2021 Connect and Inspire.

Welcome to Our K–6 Writing
Workshop Hub

Thank you for visiting! Our goal is to connect elementary teachers and educators with resources to support writing workshop success.

Whether you’re new to the writing workshop approach and looking for ways to get started, or an experienced writing teacher with a thriving workshop classroom, we hope you can find materials to excite and energize your experience. All are welcome.

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Keys to Writing Workshop: What to Know and Where to Find It

The site is organized around different themes that are key to writing workshop, independent of a specific curriculum or school of thought.

Getting Started With K–6 Writing Workshop

  • What is Writing Workshop?
  • Building Your Elementary Workshop Classroom
  • Establishing Your K–6 Writing Community

Writing Workshop: Instruction & Assessment

  • Mentor Texts
  • Grammar and Conventions
  • What Are Craft Moves?
  • Assessment

Writing Workshop: Practice & Processes

  • Independent Writing
  • Conferences & Conferring
  • Small-Group Instruction

Each section includes key topics with links to free writing workshop resources to help you build the best experience for your elementary students!

  • Professional development webinars
  • Videos
  • Downloadable materials
  • Blogs by writing workshop colleagues and thought leaders

As you browse through the gallery of different resources, pause, read what grabs your attention, listen as writing workshop experts share their experiences, and then come back as often as you’d like to deepen and strengthen your understanding of workshop in theory and practice. We’re continually updating the site with new writing workshop resources to engage and enlighten.

Superkids Schools Conference. 2021 Connect and Inspire.

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  • Suggestions for resources to include or cite
  • Topics you’d like to see covered
  • Ideas for upcoming writing workshop webinars
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