Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Language experience approach in education; Creative writing (Elementary education);
Writer's workshop is an approach to teaching writing that corresponds to the whole language philosophy. Much of the literature published on the topic of whole language, and specifically writer's workshop, describes the ideal classroom environment. However, "whole language in the intermediate classroom is often given less attention in professional books and journals than the primary classroom receives" (Gannon-Smith, 1991). As a reading and language arts teacher of sixth grade students, I have been interested in teaching writing through the use of writer's workshop. There are some general whole language themes which can be used to build a motivating writing environment for intermediate grades.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Deborah L. Tidwell
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©1998 Cindy L. Davis
Davis, Cindy L., "Success at last : one teacher's growth in understanding of writer's workshop" (1998). Graduate Research Papers. 360.