No More 'I'm Done!'

Fostering Independent Writers in the Primary Grades

Yes! Primary students can grow into being independent writers! Disregarding the false notion that writing instruction in the primary grades needs to be mostly teacher directed, Jennifer Jacobson shows teachers how to develop a primary writing workshop that helps nurture independent, engaged writers.

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Yes! Primary students can grow into being independent writers! Disregarding the false notion that writing instruction in the primary grades needs to be mostly teacher directed, Jennifer Jacobson shows teachers how to develop a primary writing workshop that helps nurture independent, engaged writers.

No More "I'm Done!" demonstrates how to create a more productive, engaging, and rewarding writer's workshop. Jennifer guides teachers from creating a supportive classroom environme...read more

About the Author(s)

Jennifer Jacobson, a former primary school teacher, is the author of fourteen children's books, including the award-winning Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle, and is also a frequent presenter at library, reading, and writing conferences.

Table of Contents

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  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Letting Go: Teacher-Directed Writing Versus Writer's Workshop
  • Chapter 2: Spaces That SUpport Independence
  • Chapter 3: Routines That Support Independence
  • Chapter 4: Mini-Lessons That Build Independence
  • Chapter 5: A Year of Mini-Lessons for Growing Writers
  • Chapter 6: A Secret to Independence: A Desire to Write
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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Product Details

Grade Range: K-2
Media: 176 pp/paper
Year: 2010
Item No: 0784Item No: 0870Item No: B784
ISBN: 978-157110-784-8ISBN: 978-157110-870-8ISBN: 978-15711B-784-8

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