Presentation on theme: "Reflection Letter Introduction-1st paragraph:"— Presentation transcript:
1 Reflection Letter Introduction-1st paragraph: How do you feel when you write and read?What are your strengths as a writer and reader?What are your weaknesses as a writer and reader?Do you use reading strategies?PredictionAsking QuestionsInferringMaking ConnectionsVisualizingSynthesizing (Summarizing)RereadDo you use writing strategies?PlanningDraftingRevisingEditingPublishingProviding evidenceElaboratingGiving detailsHave introduction/topic sentencesUse transitions
2 Reading:Confuses words and lettersOften loses place when reading, requires finger trackingDifficulty when silent reading, needs to mouth words or whisper when readingDoesn't enjoy readingReluctant ReaderReading is slow and deliberateLots of word substitutions, omissions and invented wordsCannot skim or scan for pertinent informationWriting:Written ideas follow a logical sequenceIdeas are clearly written and expressedRarely enjoys writing and responds negatively to written activitiesWritten work is rarely legibleExperiences difficulty when copying instructions from the board, orally or chart paperRarely completes written assignmentsWritten work is poorly organized and difficult to followPunctuation and grammar is weak and often missingWritten ideas lack cohesionWritten work is often difficult to understandSpelling is weakLetters and/or words are often reversed
3 Body:Describe each writing piece contained in the exit portfolioExplain why you are incorporating each piece. Why are you proud of each piece of writing?Conclusion-How did you improve as a writer/reader over the year?How do you still need to improve as a writer/reader?What grade do you think you deserve for the final portfolio? Why?