Requirements for Reader’s Workshop • Letters will be at least one page long. • Your letters will include the following: o What you felt when you read the book and why o What you noticed about the way the author wrote o What the text reminded you of o What surprised you in the text o What questions you may have during your reading, or ideas and feelings. • You must write a letter to me each week. The letter will be due on Friday. You may write me more often if you wish. • Place the address of the school and the date in the upper righthand corner. Use a greeting and closing, just as you would a friendly letter. Mention the name of the author of the book you’re reading and its title in each entry. • Your opening paragraph should include the title of the selection that you are reading and a brief three to four sentence summary of what you have read up to that point. • There is no paragraph minimum or maximum. Write enough to accomplish the task in an effective and engaging manner.