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Super Saturday
Writing Conference



SESSION 3  |  Grades K-12 / ELL All Levels


Deliver best-practice lessons regardless of your setting

Plan the four essential steps

Incorporate the gradual release of responsibility.

STEP 1: Puff Up the Pre-Write

STEP 2: Puff Up the Pre-Write

STEP 3: Puff Up the Pre-Write

STEP 4: Puff Up the Pre-Write

Acquire additional mini-lesson tools

Launching the Writer's Workshop: Grades K-2
Think Aloud Cards

Stay on topic with titles

Demonstrate how to highlight and check each sentence against the title to verify it’s on topic.

Make lessons visible

Click on each lesson below for a video clip from Step 2. Watch how the trigger is introduced and connected to the writing skill.