Steven Graham, Karen R. Harris, and Lynn Larsen This paper presents six principles designed to prevent writing difficulties as well as to build writing skills:
Neuman started the webcast by sharing elements of good writing instruction. Which of these elements are present in your classroom? Which ones can you work to incorporate more explicitly, and how will you do that?
What experiences have prepared you to teach writing? Reflect on and share any books, videos, or articles that have helped you shape your writing program. Neuman shared some ideas for writing across the curriculum, including ideas for math, social studies, and science.
How have you integrated writing across your curriculum?
What new ideas did you get from watching this webcast? Graham described four areas of skilled writing: Of these, which is the most challenging area for you as a teacher?
If writing is like juggling a lot of balls in the air, what types of jugglers are your students? Louisa Moats described elements of a good writing program. Consider the writing curriculum or program you use.
Which components are there? Which ones are missing? Writing instruction for ELL students should include among other things dialogue and vocabulary instruction, oral language modeling and oral language expression.
How can teachers in kindergarten and first-grade classes do that? Describe what it would look like.
What writing skills and strategies have you modeled and explicitly taught recently? How did the lessons go?
What changes would you make the next time you try it? Welcome to the Reading Rockets webcast series. Joining me we have Dr.
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Anchor charts are a great way to make thinking visual as you teach the writing process to your students. We searched high and low to find great anchor charts for all age levels.
Here are some of our favorites. Hopefully they help you develop strong writers in your classroom. First and second graders. As with reading and spelling, teaching writing to kids with dyslexia can be done and done well with the right methods! I get a lot of questions from readers asking how to teach writing .
Qualities of strong writing instruction. In order for teachers to support all students' writing ability development, certain qualities of the writing classroom must be present. The Virtual High School team is here to support you!
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