Can You Name 6 Styles of Writing Conferences? Take the Quiz and Find Out!
A cornerstone of the writing workshop classroom is the conferring that occurs between writers. Writing conferences can take many forms, but they often follow a predictable structure that students come to rely on.
- First, the writer clarifies the purpose of the conference and shares her writing with her collaborator.
- Next, the collaborator offers a specific compliment about the writing that reinforces learning for the writer.
- Then, the collaborator asks questions to help the writer expand on her thoughts and to fulfill the purpose of the conference.
- Finally, the writer and collaborator consider writing goals and next steps.
Can you think of 6 kinds of conferences? Find out!