It's important to model how to tie your shoes, when your kids are learning. It's important to model how to brush your teeth, when you're learning. As writing teachers, we have a huge responsibility to model writing. Modeling writing during Writer's Workshop supports your students in ways that just "telling them" will never do. Here are the top reasons that modeling will pay off in dividends!
Why and how does modeling help your writers? I'd love to know - please share in the comments!