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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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Great free resource - courtesy of e-School - Writing Across the Curriculum Series
Tikatok announces free ‘Writing Across the Curriculum’ content for educators
a children’s publishing platform owned by Barnes & Noble, has
released the first item in a nine-part series of free content, called
“Writing Across the Curriculum.” Designed for K-8 educators, the series
contains writing guides with suggested activities, project ideas,
student worksheets, and tips for teachers to promote the inclusion of
writing across a variety of subject areas, including math, science,
social studies, history, and art. Part one of the free series covers the
writing process from start to finish—prewriting, writing, revising,
proofreading, and publishing—and includes classroom activities, graphic
organizers, and worksheets for teachers. The remaining eight parts will
be released monthly throughout the 2011-12 school year. http://www.tikatok.com/writi