Writing Station


Meaning-Focused Activities

  • Journal entries that correspond to thematic units or prompts
  • Writing new endings to stories read at the teacher station or in self-selected reading.
  • Making wordless books (pictures) to illustrate concepts or ideas discussed toactivate background knowledge for leveled readers or anthologies.

Code-Focused Activities

  • Organizing lists of words found in previously read stories
  • Writing stories to include certain lists or sets of words

Individualizing at the Writing Station

  1. Assigning students to writing assignments based on their level of ability and recommended minutes.