Presentation on theme: "Fusion: Integrated Reading and Writing, Book 2"— Presentation transcript:
1 Fusion: Integrated Reading and Writing, Book 2 Ch. 1 - The Reading-Writing Connection
2 ActivityList at least five ways in which you have used reading and writing skills today.For example: Typing a text message______________________________
3 Activity Answers Vary Reading the newspaper Writing on my friend’s Facebook wallReading the package directions on a microwaveable breakfastWriting a list of tasks to be completed by the weekendReading the street signs and billboards as I drove to the college
4 Learning Outcomes for the Chapter Understand reading and writing assignments.Use the traits for reading and writing.Use graphic organizers for reading and writing.Review the reading-writing connection.
5 Understanding Reading and Writing Assignments At the start of a reading or writing assignment, you should identify exactly what is expected of you.What topic does the reading or writing address?What form of reading or writing is used? (essay, article, short story)What position or role does the writer or reader assume?Who is the intended reader or audience for the reading or writing?What is the goal of the reading or writing?
6 Understanding Reading and Writing Assignments Use the STRAP strategy to analyze your writing and reading assignments.For Reading AssignmentsSTRAPFor Writing AssignmentsWhat specific topic does the reading address?SubjectWhat specific topic should I write about?What form (essay, text chapter, article) does the reading take?TypeWhat form of writing (essay, article) will I use?What position (student, responder, concerned individual) does the writer assume?RoleWhat position (student, citizen, employee) should I assume?Who is the intended reader?AudienceWhat is the goal of the material?PurposeWhat is the goal (to inform, to persuade) of the writing?
7 Using the Traits for Reading and Writing Use the traits of writing to help you gain a full understanding of reading assignments and develop your own paragraphs and essays.The Traits:IdeasOrganizationVoiceWord ChoiceSentence FluencyConventions
8 Using the Traits for Reading and Writing Questions to Answer for Reading:Ideas: What is the topic of this essay?What main point is made about the topic?What details stand out? Name two.Organization: How does it start?What happens in the middle?How does it end?What part do you like best and why?Voice: Does the writer seem interested in and knowledgeable about the topic? Why or why not?
9 Using the Traits for Reading and Writing Questions to Answer for Writing:Ideas: What topic will you write about?What main point about the topic could you focus on?What types of details could you include (explanations, examples, descriptions, personal thoughts, conversations, etc.)?Organization: How might you start your writing?What happens in the middle?How might you end your writing?What part do you like best and why?Voice: What kind of writing voice and language will best fit this assignment?
10 Using Graphic Organizers for Reading and Writing Graphic organizers help you map out ideas or concepts and are commonly used to organize the ideas that you collect for writing assignments.You can use the same organizers to “chart” the key information in reading assignments.Main IdeaExample 1Example 2Example 3DetailsDetailsDetailsDetails
11 Using Graphic Organizers for Reading and Writing Different types of graphic organizers:Time Line - Use for personal narratives to list actions or events in the order they occurred.Line Diagram - Use to collect and organize details for informational essays.Cause-Effect Organizer - Use to collect and organize details for cause-effect essays.Evaluation Chart - Use to collect supporting details for essays of evaluation.
12 Using Graphic Organizers for Reading and Writing Different types of graphic organizers: (Continued)Process Diagram - Use to collect details for science-related writing, such as the steps in a process.Venn Diagram - Use to collect details to compare and contrast two topics.Problem-Solution Web – Use to map out problem-solution essays.Cluster - Use to collect details for informational essays.
13 ActivityDraw a time line graphic organizer and map out at least four details for the following topic: “The process of getting ready for work or school in the morning.”Detail 1: _____________________________________________Detail 2:______________________________________________Detail 3:______________________________________________Detail 4: ______________________________________________
14 Activity Answers Vary Sample Detail 1: Wake up at 6:00 a.m. Sample Detail 2: Let the dogs out into the yardSample Detail 3: Start the morning coffeeSample Detail 4: Take a shower
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