Scenario 1: You are preparing fifth grade students for the Alabama Writing Assessment. So far, students are struggling. Students are just not interested in writing. How can you peak their interest and improve their writing scores? Will you incorporate Writer's workshop? Two to three paragraphs.
In the article “Best Practices in Teaching Writing”, Charles Whitaker outlines eight points on helping students succeed as writers. The first
Furthermore to expand on the classes I had taken before I had never learned how to write without just actually doing work and feeling enthusiastic about it. Most of the time we would learn about something or topic would be given. There would be
This entails working on the Seven Steps to Writing Success will be taught twice a week and writing tasks will also be included during literacy groups. Sizzling Starts and recounts will be the focus text in term one. Narrative and creative writing will be taught too and in both cases the emphasis will be on creating strong sentences with good structure. The lesson format for sizzling starts and narrative/creative writing will be explicit teaching to the whole class. My role as a teacher will be to identify the student’s level and provide appropriate feedback to support to move students toward the next level.
Each student takes a few minutes to think through an appropriate response on his or her own and then pairs with another student to share their responses. After putting their ideas together, they create a collaborative response to share with the class.
Teacher conducts group conference with the finished group to clarify and extend their learning. As teacher ask questions that provides with evidence of students’ understanding and explore their way of thinking. Teacher asks various questions to each students such as What obstacles did you overcome to resolve this task? what the hardest fraction you encountered? What strategy did you use? How your strategy relates to your classmates’
| Writing for new students. Course COM/155About UsWelcome students. I am going to give you tips on the writing process to prepare you for this course. Good luck to you all.
Students are instructed on how to develop and organize their writing by developing a plan or out line to follow. Teachers should discuss with their students how to effectively plan out their writing strategy. Students need to be taught to question themselves about the purpose of their writing. Questions like; “Who am I writing for?” or “How will I organize my thoughts?” are two general examples. Gersten mentions the importance and purpose of the first draft and how it provides a concrete reminder for where the writing is going. The plan and its draft provide a common language for teacher and students to share making communication easier. He also speaks of the strengths of the revision process. Gersten illustrates how peer-editing can be a useful tool to employ during writing.
I believe I have achieved most of the course learning objectives as I pass this class with a c or higher. I undertook the writing process we learned in class and it has helped me become a better writer. Before I entered my freshman year of college I didn’t know how to write. But as I undertook the writing process I was taught in class I now know how to write. First when it came to writing my assignment papers for my class I grabbed a notebook and did prewriting . I brainstormed a list of ideas for my papers. I then had a plan on everything I was going to write about. I then sit down and write my first draft. I make sure my first paragraph is a strong