If you want to see an immediate, almost magical improvement in your students' writing skills, add 40 Quick Writes for Writer's Notebook to your curriculum! This must-have resource contains reproducible pages which can be printed out and used as individual lessons or as a complete "Writer's Notebook." The four basic sections featured in 40 Quick Writes for Writer's Notebook include: Collections, Free Writes, Target Skills, and Scaffolding. Students of all ability levels learn techniques that develop voice in speculative, persuasive, and personal choice writings. Many of the lessons provide teachers with on-the-spot formative assessment opportunities as well. Minimal preparation is required for teachers to execute these high-interest lessons. 40 Quick Writes for Writer's Notebook helps develop fluency for the writing portion of the SAT,and supports the 2010 English Language Arts Common Core State Standards.