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Conferring, Illustrations, and Emotion in Young Learners

Ruth Ayres confers with third grader Jade about the value of collecting ideas in her writer’s notebook, and shares some strategies for organizing the information. Click here to download the...

Voila! Best Writing and Entry Slips in Second Grade

Linda Karamatic leads a small group of second graders who are choosing pieces with the help of their peers to place in their portfolios. After reading and discussing their pieces, Linda shares an entry slip to encourage more careful selection of writing.

Rehearsing Informational Writing

Stella Villalba confers with first grader Jocelyn about the informational text she is writing about bunnies. Jocelyn is an English language learner, and this conference demonstrates the value of oral rehearsal for young ELL writers.