In this sample, view the complete Table of Contents and Chapter One: Why Literacy Studio? Here, Ellin Keene describes the genesis of Literacy Studio and answers the questions:

◆ Why should we change our current practices in reader’s and writer’s workshops?

◆ What does the research say?

◆ Integrating reading and writing: How do we plan for Literacy Studio by integrating concepts from reading and writing?

◆ Choice: Providing more choice to foster engagement

◆ Time: How can we create more time for students to engage in independent reading and writing?