Everyday Content-area Writing

Everyday Content-area Writing

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qEveryday Content-Area Writing shows intermediate-grade teachers how to integrate writing into daily instruction and use it as an authentic, engaging tool that will develop deeper content-area understanding. Kathleen Kopp's fun and creative, write-to-learn strategies span the gamut of math, science, and social studies to show you how to make writing a time-saving, valuable part of your instructional day. Everyday Content-Area Writing includes: a€cstrategies to build background; foster review, follow-up, and practice through individual and group activities; and teach content-area vocabulary; a€cnote-taking tactics, organizational methods, and ways to save time while bringing meaning to learning; a€cexplanations and guidelines for formative assessments that guide instruction and summative, post-unit assessments that evaluate student learning; a€coriginal ideas for incorporating technology inside and outside the classroom, publishing student work, and differentiating instruction; and a€ctips for establishing a supportive writing environment. Suggested writing resources, ready-to-go templates, unit assessment plans, sample projects, and prompts round out this resource.qWrite-to-learn Strategies for Grades 3-5 Kathleen Kopp. getting started Post a sheet of chart paper with the topic clearly labeled at the top. ... Students revisit the chart at the end of the unit of study. ... By pairing and pairing again (four students per group), students continue to learn from others, and they are all engaged in theanbsp;...

Title:Everyday Content-area Writing
Author:Kathleen Kopp
Publisher:Maupin House Publishing, Inc. - 2010


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