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Creating an Engaged Community of Writers

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Katie Ranftle
February 1, 2014

Creating an Engaged Community of Writers

This recommended practice focuses on how teachers can foster an engaged community of writers by writing together with students, providing choice, and encouraging collaboration and feedback among students. This presentation gives ideas about how to create an engaged community where students feel safe. The two tools associated with this recommended practice are designed to help teachers plan collaborative writing lessons and reflect on current practices in building a community of writers.

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