Writing

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Writing
  1. Vary Informal Writing
    1. Capture Ideas

      Annotations:

      • Have students brainstorm on a topic.  Have them practice generating ideas.
      1. Quick Writes

        Annotations:

        • Practice quickly organizing your thoughts and write them down on paper. 
        1. Cubing

          Annotations:

          • Form of Quick Write where the emphasis is on different purposes of writing for the same topic. 
        2. Timed Writing

          Annotations:

          • Focuses on fluency and the flow of written words.  Its useful because it relates to the work place.
          1. Content Journals

            Annotations:

            • Students record their experiences in a journal.  It helps them write better. 
          2. Provide Scaffolds for challenging tasks
            1. Plan Scaffolds

              Annotations:

              • decide clear learning purposes to engage students.
              1. Determine What Students Are to Write About

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                • Decide this to maximize student learning. 
                1. Design a Scoring Guide

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                  • Make sure all of the following things are present and coherent in a student writing. ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions, presentation
                  1. Prepare to Build Background Knowledge

                    Annotations:

                    • Once you know the topic give students enough knowledge they can succeed in writing the topic.
                    1. Help Students Plan

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                      • have them prepare outilnes, drafts, webs, and other things to help them figure out what they want to say
                    2. Teach Writing Strategies
                      1. Before Writing

                        Annotations:

                        • Have students plan before they write.  Give them tools to organize their ideas.
                        1. During Writing

                          Annotations:

                          • Encourage students to just write and get their thoughts down on paper.  Encourage rough drafts
                          1. Technology

                            Annotations:

                            • Allow students to use technology as a way to differentiate in the way planning essays goes.  allow students to type, mind map, spellcheck, etc
                            1. After Writing

                              Annotations:

                              • Give the students some sort of feedback on their writing.  If not they do not learn anything
                              1. Conventions

                                Annotations:

                                • Focus on corrections such as grammar and spelling during the first draft. 
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