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1 Student Writing Tips, Ideas, and Resources to help implement College and Career-Ready Standards Tips, Ideas, and Resources to help implement College and Career-Ready Standards

2 Presentations Presentations June Chandler Fairview High School Librarian June Chandler Fairview High School Librarian

3 Presentation Overview CCRS & Key Shifts Writing Anchor Standards Specific Standard Applications (examples) See it in practice... Benefits gained from writing Writing Activities Writing Instruction Tips More examples Wait there’s more Teaching and Web Resources Bibliography and links

4 Writing and CCRS Standards

5 Key Shifts in Teaching & Learning Schoolwide Literacy (Content Area Literacy) Increased Rigor (more challenging) Reading Informational Complex Text Writing Across Content Areas Using Evidence Increased Student Engagement Increased Strategic Teaching Practices and Assessments

6 Reading gets students to college. The CCSS and Schoolwide Instructional Changes: Implementing the Common Core State Standards by Mel Riddle, Director of High School Services at NASSP. Writing Keeps them there.

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8 CCRS & Writing Common Core Standards (Literacy) ALEX CCRS (pdf) Oregon State DeptOregon State Dept. list exemplars by grade level Writing Exemplars Grade 3 Oregon - Informative Report CCR Anchor Standard 9. "Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research." (pg. 38)

9 Lesson Idea: Child LaborChild Labor How does each part of the lesson prepare students for writing? What skills do students develop in the lesson? How could the scaffolds the teacher uses be taken away as students gain fluency?

10 One cannot write effectively about a topic that he/she does not understand. (Good readers make good writers.) Written output is a great way to assess student knowledge Writing is an essential skill just like reading Helping students learn to express themselves can contribute to better behavior and self-esteem Students who write clearly, think clearly. Thinking clearly helps students be better decision-makers Writing is power

11 Writing Activities Ideas Note-taking Researching & Citing sources Journaling & Blogging Summarizing or Cubing The Writing Process; 6Traits+16Traits+1 Solar system web pages Civil War newspapers lab reports Immigrant journals science fair abstracts play scripts R.A.F.T. papers (ROW; Audience; Format; Topic)R.A.F.T. papers biographies of scientists interview questions timeline narratives response-note taking formats, and storyboards for film or slide presentations

12 Writing Instruction Tips The Writing Process: o Pre-writing o Drafting o Revising o Proofreading o Publishing 6+1 Writing Traits 1. Ideas & Content 2. Organization 3. Voice 4. Word Choice 5. Conventions 6. Sentence Fluency 7. Presentation

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14 Writing in math “Thought Process Writing” - Using step-by- step procedures Writing Across the Curriculum (pdf- featured resource) Writing Across the Curriculum by Steve Peha

15 Lesson Activity Idea: Math Tabloid Gossip “Hypotenuse Caught in Love Triangle” Students Write Tabloid Tabulations in a Math Gossip Magazine (As a math review before taking a standardized test.) By Joe Bellacero and Tom Murray National Writing Project

16 TWIRLS Thinking Writing Investigating Reading Listening Speaking Thinking Writing Investigating Reading Listening Speaking (Click on picture to see video)

17 Teaching Resources sition.html tml g/index.htmhttp://www.gtps.k12.nj.us/CURRIC/writin g/index.htm (Writer’s Workshop) Plus more resources and links on the bibliography!

18 Web Tools & Resources Build A Book Comic GeneratorComic Generator (RWT); ToonDoo or Free Templates ToonDooFree Templates Make a Pageflip Cool Tools for Schools XtranormalXtranormal (ends 7/31/13) OWLOWL (Purdue) Shmoop! AwesomeStories 4Teachers.org 6+1 Traits of Writing 6+1 Writing Rubrics 21 Classes Edublogs Edublogs (AFAR Blog)AFAR Blog Biography Maker Culham Writing Smore Smore & Piktochart (FHSL)PiktochartFHSL

19 Presentation Overview CCRS & Key Shifts Writing Anchor Standards Specific Standard Applications (examples) See it in practice... Benefits gained from writing Writing Activities Writing Instruction Tips More examples Wait there’s more Teaching and Web Resources Bibliography and links

20 PLEASE SEND ME YOUR FEEDBACK IF YOU FOUND THESE RESOURCES HELPFUL OR IF YOU FIND OTHERS YOU WISH TO ADD! Thank you for attending the workshop!


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