I. An Expanded Vision of Quality
1. What If We Just Relaxed and Stopped Caring What the Neighbors Think?
2. What Voices Dance in Our Heads as We Read Student Writing, and Where Did They Come From?
3. What Can We Learn from Reading Widely in Modern Texts and Naming What We Admire?
4. How Can We Use New Language to Effectively Speak to Kids About Quality in Writing?
5. Where Can We Find Fun Phrases for Talking About Writing?
II. Response to Student Writing
6. How Can We Read Student Writing to Find the Hidden Gems?
7. How Can Generous and Careful Reading of Student Writing Tell Us What to Teach?
8. What Can We See in Student Writing When We Read It with Colleagues?
9. How Do We Think Through Official Evaluation and Grading as Response to Student Work?
10. How Can Teachers Become In Charge of Celebrations as We Revalue Student Writing?
A. General Protocol for Reading Published Texts
B. Looking Closely at Qualities of Writing: Four Possibilities
C. Looking at Whole-Class Writing
D. Looking at Individual Student Writing
E. Looking at Whole-Class Writing (Variation)
F. Looking at Individual Student Writing (Variation)
G. Detailed Protocol for Reading Whole-Class or Individual Student Writing
H. Looking for the Good Stuff in Your Partner’s Writing