Consider a week in your classroom, record instances when your students are writing and find additional places to fit writing into your teaching. See a sample of one weekly schedule where writing has been incorporated across the curriculum.
Contestants in grades 1-8 will listen to three stories, one at a time, and then spell words from each story. Students in high school will listen to separate sentences and then spell the words from each sentence.
Read two pieces of authentic student writing before and after revision. Notice the highlighted areas in each draft and identify how they reflect specific revision strategies the students have learned and applied.
Virtually participate in a workshop of four high school teachers led by a renowned author. There are eight topics including “Hiding and Revealing with Language,” “Using Sensory Description,” and “Writing a Picture of Me”.