In a state of organized chaos, students return from their outdoor recess, grab their snacks, and retrieve their notebooks and pencils for writing workshop. One student approaches the teacher asking, "Whose turn is

5 it to use the computers?" Although Sarah (all names are pseudonyms) is disappointed that it is not her turn today, she quickly finds Alex, one of the students chosen to work with the word processor, and shares the good news with him. This information galvanizes Alex

10 into action as he packs his remaining snack away and darts over to the computer corner, anxious to begin his new piece of writing.