Graphic organizers are some of the most effective visual learning strategies for students and are applied across the curriculum to enhance learning and understanding of subject matter content.
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.
Neuman is also with us. And we have Dr. Thank you all for joining us. We know that far too many of our kids struggle with reading, how are we doing teaching writing? The good is from to year we see some small growth in terms of grades four and eight in writing.
Well, I think the consequences are just tremendous.
First thing, we know that children really want to write, and that writing is what Arthur Appleby once called "thinking with a pencil. They indicate what they want.Resource Topics Teaching Writing - Writing across the Curriculum Additional Resources Conversation Currents: Writing: A Mode of Thinking.
Language Arts, July Jane Hansen, director of the Central Virginia Writing Project, and Danling Fu, a professor of literacy education at the University of Florida, discuss writing in today's language arts classrooms in the NCTE Language Arts podcast.
Teaching Writing. Featuring Dr. Steven Graham, Dr. Louisa Moats, and Dr. Susan Neuman in a discussion about teaching writing. These three renowned reading and writing experts address why writing is important, what the latest research tells us, and what educators and parents can do to support our children's development as writers.
words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, o How else could the author have explained those ideas? • Reciprocal Teaching (Palincsar) Reading and writing across the curriculum How. Share this writing across the curriculum infographic with your entire school staff to show how teachers in every subject area can teach writing.
Use this free guide to help evaluate students' narrative writing. Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor.
Writing is not just for English Language Arts any more! In this article, read about three ways you can implement writing into all content areas and use writing across the curriculum and how doing so will benefit you, your students, and your classroom in general.
The ideas continue, as you learn how to incorporate Reader Response into your lessons.