Presentation on theme: "Get it WRITE: Building Writing Skills in the World Language Classroom Leslie Grahn, World Language Resource Teacher Monday, November 19, 2007 River Hill."— Presentation transcript:
Get it WRITE: Building Writing Skills in the World Language Classroom Leslie Grahn, World Language Resource Teacher Monday, November 19, 2007 River Hill High School Information Center
Reflection: Building writing skills in the WL classroom Kinds of writing activities I have used Challenges I have experienced Future goals for writing
Share what you wrote at your table. Kinds of writing activities I have used Challenges I have experienced Future goals for writing
TODAYS OUTCOMES Participants will… Build on background knowledge about writing standards, writing skills and writing process. Examine how to build writing activities. Share ideas for writing activities. Explore resources for incorporating writing into lesson and unit plans.
Writing Activities: Gallery Walk Using your graphic organizer, do a gallery walk of writing activity ideas
Writing Activities: Gallery Walk Now share what you found with your group.
Writing Activities: A Continuum Thank you note Friendly letter Journal entry Proposal of an idea InvitationLetter to the editor Interview questions Newspaper article Business letter Lists, labels EssayAdvertisement BrochureGreeting card WebpagePoem Set of instructions C.V.EmailJob application SpeechBook/film/ play review Want/ personal ad Dialogue Guided? Structured? Independent?
Meeting the diverse needs of our learners … scaffolding & support move from short to longer writing passages work from whole class to group/pair to individual differences in interest & motivational levels varied learning preferences
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