Day by Day: Routines Cycle 2, Day 5

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Routines Cycle 2: Writer’s Notebooks

Day 5: Using writer’s notebooks throughout the writing process

Challenge: Use your writer’s notebook throughout your next writing project. Look for ways that you can use it beyond collecting, nurturing, and planning. Then document the ways your notebook has become a tool to support you in the different phases of the writing process. Use these notes to help plan upcoming mini-lessons to empower students to use their notebooks throughout the writing process as well.

During what part of the writing process was it most natural for you to use your writer’s notebook?

During what part was it most difficult for you to turn to your writer’s notebook for support?

How did using writer’s notebooks throughout the writing process support your students throughout the unit of study.

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