Welcome to The Reading Workshop's Wikipage!

Have questions? You can Email Mr. McGuire

To find out all about the latest and greatest about language arts, go to The Reading Workshop blog.

Nonfiction Aritcles

Topics for an Argument or Persuasive Essay.

Coach John Wooden's Pyramid of Success.

Bullying Scenarios

If by Rudyard Kipling

And now . . . . . Book Talks.

What is Linux?

Want to know what we are reading this year? Go to the SSR Book List.

Research & Informational Report Rubric

Written or Extended Responses are scored with the Written Response Rubric.

Student blogs are scored using the Blog Score Sheet


with the Student Blog Rubric.

See how letters are scored using the Friendly Letter Rubric.

Check out how blog comments are scored at the Blog Comment Rubric.

Need to grade poetry? Use the Poetry Rubric

Want to know what the sixth graders have to say about their book? Check out the Book Journals.

Destiny, Choice or Chance

The latest survey about Reading Workshop is at the Reading Workshop 2009 Survey.

Online Journal and Reading Log are scored with the Online Journal Rubric.

Excerpts and Rambunctious Reading Pieces

Here are some pictures from our day writing Christmas Poems with the First Grade.

For tips on improving your writing, go the the Writing Tips page.

This page has the Persuasive Essay Guide.

For Achievement Vocabulary, go to the Vocab Page.

For Reading Word Attack Strategy Practice, try Word Attack Strategy Practice .

Freak the Mighty
Freak the Mighty written by Rodman Philbrick is our favorite read aloud .

For survey results from Google Docs on The Reading Workshop Blog go to Survey Results.

Book talk ideas

Black Eyed Peas Where is the Love?

How Much Time Do You Spend Online? article from Smithsonian.com