Words of Wisdom from Kelly Gallagher...

Sep 19, 2012 by

I know that many of you read my website and blogposts because you have attended one or more of my seminars.  If you have participated in any of my writing seminars, you know how strongly I feel about the use of mentor texts and teacher modeling in our writing instruction.  Yesterday I had the wonderful opportunity to hear someone else preach this message.  I attended a whole day workshop taught by Kelly Gallagher.  The text for the workshop was his newest book Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts.  I felt like shouting, “Amen!” all day as he reaffirmed this strong belief of mine. I took pages and pages of notes.  As I was reviewing them today, I decided to share just a few of these affirmations.  Here they are...

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