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Using the writing process to create published works in different genres.
Card Games to Support Writing Development
Text Structure Cards
Idea Organizer Cards
Figures of Speech Cards
Explanatory Writing Professional Development Resources (Nov. 30, 2015 COOR ISD / COP ESD)
Ppt Agenda Knowing and Knowledge Protocol
Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers
IES Practice Guide, June 2012, Steve Graham and Committee
Why We Should Know Whether Students Can Write T. Santangelo and S. Graham (2015)
How Writing Instruction, Interventions, and Assessment Can Improve Student Outcomes
T. Santangelo and S. Graham (2015)
Writing Makes Middle School Students Better Learners, Steve Graham (March 2015)
Effective Writing Instruction for All Students, S. Graham
The Write Way - Douglas Reeves
WriteWell Resources - St.Clair Co. RESA
Embedded Grade Level Grammar Minilessons based on Jeff Anderson's 'Invitations'
K-8 Scope and Sequence
What is the WriteWell© curriculum?It is a new, carefully sequenced, coherent K–12 writing curriculum designed to meet Michigan writing standards and the Common Core State Standards.
The WriteWell© Curriculum is designed to provide instruction for a Writer's Workshop. A Writing Workshop Model naturally differentiaties to meet the needs of all students.
Macomb E3T Resource
The OWL at Purdue
Writing Tools for Grades 7-12
Notable Sentences for Imitation and Creation -- resource for teachers who wish to view grammar as something to be explored and not just corrected.
Write Guy Jeff Anderson's site
NWP's 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing - offers successful strategies contributed by experienced Writing Project teachers. Since NWP does not promote a single approach to teaching writing, readers will benefit from a variety of eclectic, classroom-tested techniques.
These ideas originated as full-length articles in NWP publications (a link to the full article accompanies each idea below).
WritingFix: Sharing Quality Writing Lessons
techniques strategically designed to "fix" reluctant writers and writing teachers writing resources sponsored by Northern Nevada Writing Project
Student Writing Samples
In Common: Effective Writing for All Students -- Common Core writing samples from classrooms around the country
The Common Core Standards emphasize the integration of content understanding and writing. In Common demonstrates this, using K-12 samples from all three types of Common Core writing: argument/opinion writing, informative/explanatory writing, and narrative writing.
12 Strategies for Self-Assessment of Writing
“Self-assessment methods in writing instruction: a conceptual framework, successful practices and essential strategies,” by Kristen Nielsen, Journal of Research in Reading, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp. 1–117.