Play with the order of your notecards ◦ Rearrange, omit, add, combine Where does the “so what?” fit best? Can you add a thread or structure so that they all flow and make sense together?
Monday—What do we notice about ideas? Tuesday—What do we notice about organization and structure? Wednesday—What do we notice about sentences? Thursday—What do we notice about word choice? Friday— “Publish”
To encourage students to think andrespond like writers, they need to beprovided with great pieces of literatureto read, time to reflect, and modelsthat teach habits of collection andcreation.Heather Lattimer (2003)Thinking Through Genre
These questions work when we help students “inquire” about . . . What a “text” means How I respond to what I see, read, hear What “good” readers do What an author might mean How an author achieves certain effects Hamlet’s mental health The causes of homelessness