Jump Into Writing! helps educators establish a writing workshop and teach the three key modes of writing—Narrative, Informational, and Opinion
—at grades 2–5.
Each grade-level Launching Unit includes guidelines for…
…setting up the physical classroom.
…envisioning spaces that encourage creativity and conferring.
…building a welcoming, safe community.
…getting to know each student.
…establishing writing and critical-thinking routines.
Jump Into Writing!
authors Lynne Dorfman and Stacey Shubitz talk about the importance of the Launching Unit for establishing a successful writing workshop.
Download a Launching Unit Sample Lesson
Jump Into Writing! includes colorful Teacher Guides, engaging, inspiring mentor texts, online resources to enhance the workshop experience…and a unique student component!
MyZBPortal.com is the home for all Zaner-Bloser digital literacy solutions. The web-based portal allows students and teachers to access online resources from anywhere.
The first thing teachers will notice when opening a Jump Into Writing! Teacher Guide? The engaging and accessible design!
Jump Into Writing! authors Lynne Dorfman and Stacey Shubitz realize that you can’t have a writing workshop without student writers! Student participation is crucial for success, and they’ve crafted this program to emphasize the joy and empowerment that comes from self-expression.