Table of Contents

1. The Tao of Writing Circles

2. The Basics

3. Getting Started

4. Building Community

5. Writeable Moments

6. The Writing Circle Notebook

7. Writing Circle Minilessons

8. Positive Response

9. Enjoyable Ways Kids Can Share Writing with the Whole Class

10. Publishing Circles

11. Smooth Operators: Assessment, Evaluation, and Management

12. Writing Circle Variations

13. Epilogue: The End Is Also the Beginning