If you are taking this workshop for credit or professional development, submit the following assignments for Session 4: Writing.
1. Examine the Literature
In this assignment, you will read two articles on teaching writing and complete the Examine the Literature Response Chart.
2. Using Exemplary Writing
In this activity, you will learn how to identify and use examples of good writing to help students improve specific skills. Complete the Using Exemplary Writing Chart to document new strategies you plan to use.
3. Supporting Struggling Writers
In this activity, you will consider each stage of the writing process, the difficulties some of your students encounter, and complete the Supporting Struggling Writers Chart to document specific teaching strategies you can use to help them improve.
4. What Did You Learn?
In this activity, you will write a summary of the ideas and strategies you explored in this session.
5. Create a Literacy Practices Portfolio
If you are taking this workshop for credit, you will continue constructing your portfolio of instructional practices.