scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 390
Insights into Writing Insight 1 Consistency Prior to taking this course I have implemented a writing workshop in my classroom I have found that establishing consistent routine and time structure has been critical Muchla points out that when students know they have writing workshop they will come prepared to write In addition to knowing the when it is also important that students know the how and why Addressing these issues comes again from an approach to teaching that emphasizes structure and timeliness To address the how teachers may find it useful to have their routines and schedules displayed in the room at the onset of the writing workshop As students begin seeing how the culmination of mini-lessons creates better paragraphs and essays they will also begin to understand the why Insight 2 Maintenance Once a consistent routine is established in the classroom maintenance becomes the next critical piece of the Writers Workshop The student practice phase of the daily workshop is the time when most off-task behaviors show Working in groups allows students to talk freely keeping those discussions focused is the maintenance piece most important Muchla offers some ideas about how to physically arrange your classroom to limit the amount of off task behavior By creating writing libraries work stations editing areas and so on a students placement in the classroom should drive their conversation Some students are more easily distracted than others and I have found that special writing nooks are especially helpful Insight 3 Student Conferencing One way that students can be held accountable for their daily writing is through regular student conferencing Each week I will have individual conferences with students During this time I am able to assess progress and understanding of mini-lessons and essay projects as well as establish goals After a student has completed an essay and turned it in for a final grade they will set up a conferencing
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA