Writer's Workshop with Olivia Wahl

Below is a series with Olivia Wahl demonstrating Writer's Workshop in grades K-5 at E.R. Andrews Elementary School in the Morrisville-Eaton Central School District. The photos on the left are of her notes for the respective lessons. The videos of the lessons (on the right) are embedded and can be increased to full screen size. At the bottom of the page are copies of Olivia's notes.

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Kindergarten
Labeling Drawings

Lesson Plan
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Writing Label Books
Topics w/ Matching Items

Writing Label
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Grade 1
Add Details to Sketches
for the Collecting Phase

Details to Sketch
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Who-Where-When
for Collecting Phase

who-where-when
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Grade 2
Transition for the
Revising Phase

Transition
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Adjectives for the
Revising Phase

Adjectives
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Grade 3
Show Not Tell for
the Drafting Phase

Show Not Tell

Sample
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Sample

People, Animals, Lessons
Learned-Collecting Phase

Show Not Tell
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Grade 4
Topic & List w/ Pros/Cons
the Collecting Phase

Topic and List
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Intros w/ Mentor Texts:
the Developing Phase

Intros
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Grade 5
Timeline for the
Developing Phase

Topic and List
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Ideas: Micro-Stories for
the Developing Phase

Intros
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Micro-Stories for
the Developing Phase

Intros
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Notes -- Kindergarten

Notes -- Grade 1

Notes -- Grade 2

Notes -- Grade 3

Notes -- Grade 4

Notes -- Grade 5

Writing Workshop Mini-Lesson Planning Guide

Learning Progression for Information Writing

Learning Progression for Narrative Writing

Learning Progression for Opinion/Argument Writing