Presentation on theme: "Writing Instructional Plan K-5 2014-2015 Seminole County Public Schools Department of Teaching and Learning Seminole County Public Schools Elementary."— Presentation transcript:
Writing Instructional Plan K-5 2014-2015 Seminole County Public Schools Department of Teaching and Learning Seminole County Public Schools Elementary Writing Website Seminole County Public Schools Elementary Writing Website
Elementary Language Arts and Writing Mission Statement – Seminole County Public Schools To ensure that each student in the SCPS elementary grades, armed with research-based strategies and skills, writes effectively to express his/her ideas in a variety of situations and genres.
Important Dates to Remember Important Dates to Remember… http://www.fsassessments.org/
Grade Level Writing Genres and Products Grade K-1 Kindergarten Writer’s Workshop Narrative Writing Personal Narrative Informational/Expository Writing Pattern Books How To Books Research Report Opinion Writing Favorites Letter Writing Text Based Questions Grade 1 Writer’s Workshop Narrative Writing Small Moment Personal Narrative Informational/Expository Writing All About Nonfiction Research Report How To Book (optional) Opinion Writing Favorites Letter Writing Text Based Questions
Grade Level Writing Genres and Products Grade 2-3 Grade 2 Narrative Writing Implementing Writer’s Workshop Personal Narrative Fairy Tale Folk Tale Informational/Expository Writing Research Report Compare/Contrast Essay Opinion Writing Literary Analysis Essay – Opinion Favorite Character Opinion Letter Writing Text Based Questions Grade 3 Narrative Writing Informational/Expository Writing Opinion Writing Text Based Questions Grade 3 Narrative Writing Implementing Writer’s Workshop Small Moment Personal Narrative Writing a Fable Writing a Tall Tale Informational/Expository Writing Informational Article Research Report Cause Effect Essay Opinion Writing Opinion Essay Opinion Character Traits Essay Opinion Problem-Solution Essay Text Based Questions
Grade Level Writing Genres and Products Grade 4-5 Grade 4 Narrative Writing Implementing Writer’s Workshop Personal Narrative Historical Fiction Informational/Expository Writing Informational Article Literary Analysis Essay – Theme Research Report Opinion Writing Opinion Essay Opinion Letter Cause Effect Essay Text Based Questions Grade 5 Narrative Writing Informational/Expository Writing Opinion Writing Text Based Questions Grade 5 Narrative Writing Implementing Writer’s Workshop Personal Narrative Tall Tale Folktale Informational/Expository Writing Informational Article Research Report Cause/Effect Essay Opinion Writing Opinion Essay Opinion Literary Analysis Text Based Questions
Key Components of the Instructional Writing Plan Florida Language Arts Standards District Writing Calendar Writer’s Workshop Learning Goals Lesson Plans Instructional Resources Pacing Guide Assessments Rubrics Lesson Plans – Text Dependent Questions
District Writing Calendar Grades 2-5 Note the different genres and the amount of time spent writing in each genre
Completion of Instructional Plans – Grades K, 1, and 4
End of year writing instruction - Grades 2, 3 and 5 4/27-5/28 – Teachers can use lessons from either Informational/Expository Writing or Opinion Writing to help students reach proficiency in writing.
Writer’s Workshop Lucy Calkin’s Writing Workshop follows a predictable pattern. 1. Mini-Lesson (5-15 minutes) 2. Independent Writing (20-35 minutes) 3. Conferring (during independent writing time) 4. Sharing (5-10 minutes ) Students will have a Writing Folder and a Writer’s Notebook
Conferencing Conferencing It is important to remember that the purpose of a conference is not to resolve the problem, but to identify it, suggesting resources and ways to proceed. Lucy Calkins
Please remember… “To err is human, to forgive, divine.” - Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism
Questions If you have any questions please feel free to contact either Shannon_Cadden@scps.k12.fl.us Shannon_Cadden@scps.k12.fl.us 407-320-0158 Patricia_Goldman@scps.k12.fl.us Patricia_Goldman@scps.k12.fl.us 407-320-0586
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