The purpose of this blog is to provide a space to share teaching ideas that deal with writing - K to 12.
Recently, I have been working in schools, implementing the Calkins' Units of Study that are aligned with the CCSS. This program and the rubrics that accompany it are often used as a framework to meet proficiency guidelines.
I will continue to post articles that support these processes.
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Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Writing Fix has Published August's Lesson of the Month
The text is used for numeracy, as students try to compute Hagrid's height. This can be done by reading out loud to the students or having the students reread. Further, the lesson can be tweaked to help student visualize or write details.