Jot Thoughts What is your definition of Critical Writing?
Critical Writing can take on many forms Simple list Short comparison paragraph Quick summary Mind map Purposeful note taking Written exit ticket Formal essay Term paper
Face Partner What forms of Critical Writing have you used in your classroom?
Introducing Critical Writing Activities The introduction of critical writing activities in the classroom provides the opportunity to increase the level of relevance for the students. When students write critically, they often connect the concept being addressed to other concepts that they are familiar with from both academic and nonacademic settings.
Critical Writing is not Copying Writing a fill in the blank Free writing
Exit Ticket What obstacles might I have to overcome to implement the Fundamental Five in my classroom?