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Writer's Workshop


Writer's Workshop
 
Achievement Chart – Language, Grades 1-8 42.94 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
An achievement chart for language, showing four categories of skills and understanding.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>Before Learning

Class Conference Sheet 24.27 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A tool used by the teacher to record anecdotal information during teacher-student conferences and to see at a glance information gathered from the entire class.
Tell Me>Instruction>Independent Writing Time>Conferencing

Completed Year Plan for Writing 36.55 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample year-long plan for writing.
Tell Me>Planning>Long-Range Planning

Daily Lesson Plan for Writer’s Workshop 29.24 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A form that can be used to plan each component of daily writer’s workshops.
Tell Me>Planning>Long-Range Planning

Four Roles of the Junior Writer 34.43 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
The four roles of the junior writer, based on the “four resources model” developed by Peter Freebody and Allan Luke, show the interacting skills and understanding needed to be an effective writer.
Tell Me>Key Messages>Four Roles of the Junior Writer

Key Messages for Teachers and Students 31.60 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
The key messages are the fundamental ideas that underlie all the approaches, strategies, and tools described in this module and in A Guide to Effective Literacy Instruction, Grades 4 to 6: A Multivolume Resource from the Ministry of Education (2005).
Tell Me>Key Messages

Multiple Intelligences and Presentation Methods 30.04 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A chart based on Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. It gives the characteristics of the eight intelligences he identified, and suggests presentation methods best suited to each.
Tell Me>Instruction>Sharing Time

Peer Conference Sheet 36.16 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A tool that students can use to record anecdotal information during a peer conference.
Tell Me>Instruction>Independent Writing Time>Conferencing

Possible Teaching Points for Writing Mini-Lessons 42.21 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A chart containing many suggestions for mini-lessons on writing. Topics are listed under process, content, and product/quality.
Tell Me>Planning>Teaching Points

Possible Teaching Points for Writing Mini-Lessons (Establishing Routines) 43.08 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A chart containing many suggestions for mini-lessons on writing. Topics are listed under process, content, and product/quality. Mini-lessons that help establish routines can be developed from suggestions in the highlighted “process” column.
Tell Me>Planning>Establishing Routines

Sample Daily Lesson Plan for Writer’s Workshop – Content 109.99 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample lesson plan that focuses on an aspect of language and word study (editing work to correct spelling).
Tell Me>Instruction>Mini-lesson

Sample Daily Lesson Plan for Writer’s Workshop – Process 116.21 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample lesson plan that focuses on an aspect of the writing process (establishing effective student-student conferences).
Tell Me>Instruction>Mini-lesson

Sample Daily Lesson Plan for Writer’s Workshop – Product 114.38 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample lesson plan that focuses on the written product (collaborative development of a rubric to evaluate student published work).
Tell Me>Instruction>Mini-lesson

Sample Lesson Plan – Opinion Letter 115.75 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample lesson plan that focuses on using persuasive language when writing an opinion letter.
Show Me>Guided Writing: Opinion Letter

Sample Lesson Plan – Poetry 116.54 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample lesson plan that focuses on writing a diamante poem, using science terminology.
Show Me>Mini-lesson

Sample Lesson Plan – Retell 107.22 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample lesson plan that focuses on determining the presentation method most appropriate for the audience.
Show Me>Conferencing

Sample Rating Scale 21.30 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample rating scale to use when assessing a student’s a diamante poem. A rating scale assesses performance on a several-point range from low to high – from as few as 3 points to as many as 10 points.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>After Learning

Sample Rubric 32.21 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sample rubric to use when assessing a student’s diamante poem. A rubric is a scoring scale that consists of a set of achievement criteria and describes levels of achievement for a particular task.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>After Learning

Sample Writing Exemplar 99.48 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
The Ontario Curriculum – Exemplars, Grades 1–8: Writing, 1999, is a resource booklet that provides teachers, parents, and students with examples of student writing, based on curriculum expectations. The exemplars show characteristics of student work at each level of achievement for each grade. The sample shown here is Grade 4, Level 2.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>After Learning

Status of the Class Checklist 82.66 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A sheet used to track each student’s progress through the stages of the writing process. It allows the teacher to record the status of the class over a period of a week.
Tell Me>Planning>Tracking Progress.
Tell Me>Instruction>Status of the Class

Teacher-Student Conference Record 35.38 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A tool that the teacher can use to record anecdotal information during a teacher-student conference.
Tell Me>Instruction>Independent Writing Time>Conferencing

Writing Survey 23.54 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
An assessment tool for teachers to use prior to instruction, in order to determine each student’s attitude towards writing.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>Before Learning

Year Plan for Writing (Template) 22.98 Kb
Writer’s Workshop
A form that can be used to plan a writing program for the year.
Tell Me>Planning>Long-Range Planning


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