Table of Contents

Part I: The Teacher as Writer

Part II: Learning How to Reread Your Writing 
Rereading Techniques 
Point of View 
Letters into Essays 

Part III: Bringing Teacher Writing Into the Classroom 
Choosing a Topic 
Rereading a Text 
Using Details 
Conferring: Being an Audience 
Writing with Teachers 
Five Years Later: The Group Remains 
Using Conventions 
In Conclusion


  1. Ten Frequently Asked Questions About Quick Writes
  2. Templates for Taking Notes During Writing Conferences
  3. Sample Teacher Notes on Conferences
  4. Developing a Quick Write into a Personal Narrative