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									  Dunton/Baren     NELIP/RPDP       Writing: Process, Development, Traits

                         Writing Workshop
       Think notebooks
       Tubs of read alouds for traits
       Writing Binders from WCSD/Elementary Writing Guide NNWP
       NNWP handouts to share
       Posters for each part of the writing process: big ones of primary
       process: prewriting, drafting, sharing, revising, editing,
       Green folders samples
       Hat for Hat trick
       tub of poetry books
       strong verbs tree/dead verbs grave
       Poetry share: candle/beret
Intro Stuff…
Fill out the thoughts about writing survey pg 1
Presentation pages 6-11
Writing is an act of thinking pg 2
Connections for learning triangle pg 3
I’d rather not….partner read trade off stanzas poem pg 5
What happened to Yes?: read aloud partner talk pg 4

1 hour for Part 1:
Agenda pg 12
Hot topics list together/copy/star favorites
10 minutes Fishbone Activity: how do you teach writing?
     pg 15, 16
Quote: how we read depends….. pg 14
5 minutes Hat trick: Pull out and write one type of writing use hot
topics list: persuasive, expository, descriptive, narrative, letters,
imaginative-expressive/ poetic dialogue

Development Quotes
Building on our strengths pg 17

  Dunton/Baren     NELIP/RPDP       Writing: Process, Development, Traits
Purposes of assessment pg 18
Key elements pg 19-20
Dennis Cartoon pg 21

Continuums… Assign by tables and look for key words
      Table 1       Spandell Continuums pg 22-26
      Table 2-3 First Step pg 27-34
      Table 4-5 Bonnie Cambell Hill pg 35-42
Correlation chart pg 43
Guidelines for analyzing ELL pg 44-45
Standards/Green folder pg 46-47
IRA/ NCTE standards pg 48-49

5 min First steps review: read, find key words for chart,
      Revisit the expository frame as a thinking tool p. 199
      Write a chart story frame using the info from Vicky Spandel,
      First Steps, Cambell
      Say: primary continuum with pictures/ samples makes a
5 min Fairy tale grouping

Think about Writing Traits: Embedded in Standards 5,6,7 pgs 46-47
Chat Chew and Tab:
      Review the Writing traits: Primary Writing Traits Pg 50-51; how
      to teach traits/Continuum/Assessment to pg 69
      We do: quick review looking for student samples
       7-10 minutes Read with partners and comment:
      Thinking like a writer (kids point of view) pg 52-54
      4 +2 Traits: 4 tested/ 2 part of 6 trait model
              voice                                 word choice
              Org                                   sentence fluency
              Conventions: put away the red pen

? Could use Interactive writing video with caveat on length, article on IW,

  Dunton/Baren     NELIP/RPDP       Writing: Process, Development, Traits

30 minutes
Tab Show Genre pg 70-72
Mary leads Review of pre-scored student samples pg 70-81
Student sample scoring (big ones are in M’s binder in presentation box)
scoring sheet pg 82
                  personal writing pg 83-85
                  story format pg 86-88
                  non-fiction pg 89-91
Break 7 minutes
4 minutes Look at personal writing with one of the traits: partner talk

1.5 Hours
Part 2:
Hat trick:     Pull out type of writing: write for five minutes and share
Blowing Away the Writing Test pg 92-93
      caveats pg 92
      grade level pg 93 Implications for primary: how do we go about
         teaching shoe/not tell focus
Point out verb tree: sentence strip verbs : is was are, has, -ing
      pg 94 burying the dead verbs/planting seed for new future
      Clem’s verbs comic relief pg 95
      strong verb man pg 96
      strong verb lessons pg 97
      strong verb center pg 98
      similes : simile and metaphor hunt Sea of Sand/ Quick as a Cricket
      metaphors: 3rd and up Read Alouds, go on hunts, collections

5 min organization: 5 sentence paragraph pg 99
            webbing and sentence strips
15 min. Model the Paragraph: read aloud Pigsty
     Highlight golden lines/dialogue
     : messy room sentences/
   Remember: strong verbs make it active and alive pg 96

  Dunton/Baren    NELIP/RPDP        Writing: Process, Development, Traits

Book tubs at table:
      Organization table pg 106
      Ideas pg 102-105

To collect & share out: organize by table to create a chart
7 minutes   leads: org/voice
            golden lines: voice/word choice/sentence structure/descriptive
            non-fiction delightful: org/voice: Steve Moline
            Strong Verbs: voice/word choice
            Similes: metaphoric language
            Great concluding sentences: org/word choice
            good dialogue : ideas/ organization/voice

5 minutes Writing from the Hat
7 minutes: Writing Process for the Primary: pg 107-110
     Posters around the room: add to ideas as a word splash
7 minutes Writer’s Workshop: video Kate Fountas and Pinnell
      What is it: what are the terms: what does that mean pg 111-114
      What has worked/not discussion at table
5 minutes Mini-lesson: pg 114
      Is it a story yet:
      5 minutes Chart elements of a story with group
5 minutes Building a writing community video: 3rd grade
Fletcher and Portalupi book/video When students write:
Writing community: sentence strips on the pocket chart
                         high expectations
                         supportive tone
                         clear routines: open to students framing time
                         respectful response
                         writing for authentic purposes
Scan and Tab
      Bloom’s and writing pg 115-116
      Quote Sharing in process of writing pg 117
      Levels of teacher support pg 118-121

  Dunton/Baren    NELIP/RPDP       Writing: Process, Development, Traits
      Miming the tunnel of your brain pg 122
      Writing possibilities for genres pg 123-127
      Prewriting effective pg 128
      Importance of drawing pg 129

5 minutes Write time: Establishing Routines Fletcher/ Portalupi video
section Focus: What? How? Model?

10 minutes Teacher conference: pg 130
      Fletcher Portalupi video
      Turning Thinking into Student Action pg 131
      5 minutes Mary model with a piece with Tamara
      What should conferences do? How much should we require for
      editing at each level of primary?

10 min Story: The Big 3 pg 133 (Switch pg 160 with pg 134)
               Story writing relay
Samples of story support maps pg 132-141

Standard 7.0
Editing vs. Revising “Crafting”:
Quote pg 142 Second chance
      Story errors inside of me
      Quotes 144-145
            Venn diagram with sentence strips
            Primary Editing partner: eye to eye, knee to knee
      Barry Lane: Revisers toolbox profile to group borrow Corbett’s
            After the End
5 minutes How does conventions use change with development: instead of
            punishing what teaching and interactions can we create to bring
            up level of consciousness?
            Look at a student piece 3 times: once for spelling, one for
            layout: paragraphs , indents, white space

  Dunton/Baren    NELIP/RPDP       Writing: Process, Development, Traits
Model activities
      Flyswatters on punctuation, justifyCenters: Charts without
     punctuation, put on punctuation from choices board/ moveable
     punctuation/ punctuation bingo/
      New words for said (revising) pg 147
      Ideas for revising at text, sentence, paragraph level pg 146

Development review: what does revision look like at each level?
      DOL : no transfer to tests: what else is effective
      Green folders
      # of times per week
Forms section tab:
            Listening editing pg 148, 150
            Editing checklist 149, 151
            Quotes: I get rid of the wrong one pg 154
            Cartoons pg 155-57
            Editing quotes pg 158

10 minutes Written and Illustrated by Kids: Mary’s model/video

.5 hours Part 3:
5 minutes Hat trick
Standard 5:0 writing a variety of text for various audiences
5 minutes: Read to: Moonsong: response to literature: DED
                   Barry Lane: How to be a coyote pg 161
      Go inside poem pg 162
Teaching Routman Poetry format: pg 163-166
      samples in book and cover of books
Poetry: Bring the poetry books again
5 minutes Poetic dialogue: Beast Feast: The pigeon/
10 minutes Hey world here I am Jean Little pg 164
             Bring Book: Inner chimes Regie Routman
             Book Poem
10 minutes: Share:

  Dunton/Baren    NELIP/RPDP      Writing: Process, Development, Traits
                  Snapping fingers clapping: beat generation
.5 Hour Part 4:
20 minutes
Quote: Non-fiction writing in primary pg 167
     Animal reports pg 169-175
     Key word Summary: p. 181 use 1-3 texts/related to
     interactive editing pg 182-186
     pg 181
           Collect key words
           Write as group

Review in handout:
      The Informative paper: Mary’s format pg 168-175

10 minutes Publish: Author’s chair pg 179
     video Dorn snippet
      the most important ingredient Model with one to two person/
     **Writers group: authors chairs in small group
     Use the personal writings
Response to Writing pg. 187-192

Writing letters p. 192-197


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