withing the first hour of the first day of school, start writing!
Teachers should model this by writing with the students
What teachers what students to do, Teachers should model.
Students should view their teachers as writers
Arrange desks so students can easily see each other
Arrange desks so students can quicky transition into small groups for writing activities
It is important for students to share their work with one another
Students respect the feeback of their peers and enjoy giving feedback to their peers
Teacher should demonstrate by sharing his or her stories as well
group should applaud accomplishments so students feel a sense of pride in their writings
Demonstrate using manners when talking with students and encourage students to use manners
Routine and ritual help students feel safe
When teacher is responding, they should crouch down so they are at the students level rather then towering over the student making them feel uncomfortable