Chapter 9: Writing in the Disciplines (7 Recommendations for teaching…
Chapter 9: Writing in the Disciplines
Writing and writing instruction.
Proficient writers are not born; they are made.
A proficient writer takes the time to think about the "what" and the "how"
There is a difference between between writing as an act, and the thinking that underpins it.
7 Recommendations for teaching writing.
Use assessments to gauge students' progress and needs
Take advantage of technological writing tools
Teach basic skills
Help students become strategic writers
Foster students' interest, enjoyment, and motivation to write
Increase students' knowledge about writing
Dedicate time to writing and involve students in writing over time
Writing as a Process
Pre-writing or Planning
Three Types of Writing in the CCSS
The purpose of arguments are to (a) change the readers point of view; (b) persuade the reader to a particular action or new behavior; or (c) persuade the reader to accept the writer's conclusion, evaluation of a situation, concept, problem, or solution.
Is used to describe, give information, explain, or inform in an accurate manner, it focuses on why or how. Students use details, facts, and examples in their writing to define, describe, or compare and contrast ideas, concepts, etc.
Narrative Writing conveys fiction or nonfiction experiences and is used to inform, instruct, persuade, or entertain. Can include details about characters, scenes, events, or objects.