Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
The journey begins! The students embark on a journey of understanding how a novel builds as they meet characters and are introduced to the setting in chapters 1-3 in The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.
Time to check for the little, but important details. Are the beginning of your sentences and capital nouns capitalized? Sentences punctuated? Words spelled correctly? Does your piece make sense to a reader? How about your t's and i's? Crossed and dotted?