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Everyday Content-Area Writing: Write-To-Learn Strategies for Grades 3-5 Kathleen Kopp

Everyday Content-Area Writing: Write-To-Learn Strategies for Grades 3-5

Kathleen Kopp

Published February 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781934338667
Paperback
153 pages
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Everyday Content-Area Writing shows intermediate-grade teachers how to integrate writing into daily instruction and use it as an authentic, engaging tool that will develop deeper content-area understanding. Kathleen Kopp s fun and creative,MoreEveryday Content-Area Writing shows intermediate-grade teachers how to integrate writing into daily instruction and use it as an authentic, engaging tool that will develop deeper content-area understanding. Kathleen Kopp s fun and creative, write-to-learn strategies span the gamut of math, science, and social studies to show you how to make writing a time-saving, valuable part of your instructional day. Everyday Content-Area Writing includes: strategies to build background- foster review, follow-up, and practice through individual and group activities- and teach content-area vocabulary- note-taking tactics, organizational methods, and ways to save time while bringing meaning to learning- explanations and guidelines for formative assessments that guide instruction and summative, post-unit assessments that evaluate student learning- original ideas for incorporating technology inside and outside the classroom, publishing student work, and differentiating instruction- and tips for establishing a supportive writing environment. Suggested writing resources, ready-to-go templates, unit assessment plans, sample projects, and prompts round out this resource.