Here is another angle of Staci's literacy corner.

Great Links For Reading Workshop:

Reading Workshop from Springfield Schools  

Great Links For Writing Workshop:

Writing Workshop from Springfield Schools  

Writing with Writers from Scholastic

Writers' Workshop from Teachers First

Rubric Links:

Reading/Writing Rubrics-J. Beahr

Curriculum Maps:

Reading Curriculum Map Sample 1

Reading Curriculum Map Sample 2

Writing Curriculum Map Sample 1

Genre Lesson Links:

Book/Reading Links

Reading-Writing Connection/Thinking Strategies

Writing About Math
Literacy Links
Make Belief Comix
Poetry Links-Fizzy Fuzzy Fun
Poetry Teachers-Giggle Poetry
Poetry Teachers Website
Poetry Zone by Roger Stevens
Readers' Theater-Zoom Plays by PBS
Readers' Theater Scripts & Guides
List of Book Lists
Character Traits Book List
Character Education Book List
Theme Book List
Mrs. Hayden's Picture Book/Strategy List
Kids News Room-Feature Articles
Science News- Feature Articles
White House News- Feature Articles
Frank Serafini Workshop Handouts
Classroom Library - Building and Using
Critical Thinking Skills in Reading-Lessons
Ellin Keene's Thinking Strategies for Proficient Thinkers
Primary Theme Units
Extended Response Math Practice
Erin Workman uses this chart below as
a functional way to organize literacy
stations in her classroom. I have also
seen pocket charts and color-coded
schedules that also work well.
In Dawn Walker's
classroom, students are
gathered in flexible
groups. Each group has
team leader who is in
charge of the personal
library tub, which is
housed back at the
classroom library.  Each
personal library contains
books, a book log,
reading goals, and a
reader's notebook.
This literacy area in Staci
Revere's room is an
inviting place where a
community of learners can
come together!!!
Students in Pam Sellers'
class enjoy partner
sharing after working
hard in reading
workshop.  Partner
sharing is great way to
build community and get
kids to talk about books!!!
"Writing is the most
disciplined form of
thinking. It allows us to be
precise, to stand back
and examine what we
have thought, to see what
our words
really mean... "

~ Donald Murray
“Hide not your talents, they for use were
made. What’s a sundial in the shade?”

                  -Benjamin Franklin
“Determine that the
thing can and shall be
done, and then, we
shall find the way.”

~ Abraham Lincoln
“I take nothing for
granted. I now have
only good days or
great days.”

~ Lance Armstrong
“It's kind of fun to do the

~ Walt Disney
Kindergarten Link -New!!