Classroom Essentials

Thank you for exploring A Teacher’s Guide to Interactive Writing by Matt Halpern.
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In this sample, view the Book Map/Table of Contents, the Video Table of Contents, and an excerpt from Chapter One, “The Principles of Interactive Writing.” Here, Matt describes how interactive writing:

  • is a community experience
  • gives writers a safe place to explore risk-taking
  • provides children scaffolding in the writing process
  • is differentiated
  • is flexible and responsive
  • happens often.