Establishing Routines
  • where to sit during reading time
  • how to give a book talk
  • how to be a good listener in a share session
  • what is an appropriate noise level during reading time
  • what to do when you finish a book
  • what kinds of questions to ask during a share session
  • running a small group share session
  • self-evaluation
  • getting ready for a conference
  • how to have a peer conference
  • where to sit during mini-lessons
  • taking care of books
  • keeping track of books read
  • rules of the workshop
Creating expectations both for the students and the teacher

Some great advice on classroom management from Beth Newingham

Some great anchor chart ideas for establishing routines

Wow - an amazing array of terrific anchor charts about all parts of Readers and Writers Workshop!!