Writing To Learn Strategies
Information in this slide show was compiled by Kelli Garrison
Provisional Writing - brief, daily writing that supports learning
Examples & Handouts
SPAWN - asks students what they would do to solve a problem if they had special powers. It also asks them to look at alternate viewpoints and determine what ifs as well as what would happen next.
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Example - Alabama Clings to Segregationist Past
3X3 Writing Frame - uses a simple visual organizer to help students see the structure of a good essay and plan out its beginning, middle, and end.
Example - Harriet Tubman
Building Writing - is a prewriting tool used to build motivation and allowing students to earn points toward their final writing grade. See Slide 28 (to the left) for more information.
Writer's Club - is a feedback and support group students can use to help one another improve their writing. See Slide 37 (to the left) for more information.