Writers make grocery lists, send text messages, write letters, send birthday invitations, fill out crossword puzzles, use sticky notes, write emails, write captions for photographs, and the list goes on and on. The idea is that we're all writers!
I like to use the book Written Anything Good Lately to get students to start thinking and noticing all the things writers write and do.
Here's a better look at each anchor chart.
Do you use the writer's workshop model in your classroom? How do you like to launch writer's workshop?