Gearing up for the new year – a writing project

I’ve been thinking about a writing project I can work on during the coming new school year. I haven’t worked out any details yet, my I’m leading toward chronicling the year with reflections on how implementing the Common Core Standards works in my ELL classroom. (Yeah, broad topic. It will narrow and come into focus as I move along)

To that end, I started looking at the writing samples my rising second graders wrote for me on our Move Up day. I asked them to tell me something about what they like best about school. Here are a few samples:

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I’m so excited by what this group of 7 year olds wrote. Every time I re-read their work I become energized. I think Writers’ Workshop is going to be my favorite part of the school day! 

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