When everyone teaches writing, everyone wins. Circling of key words or phrases to serve much the same function as underlining. Figure 3 includes a list of standards related to this text type across reading, writing, and speaking and listening.
Why not take science plant adaptations under different growing conditions, for example and math calculating growth rates given different variables and weave those in as well?
Key Elements of Shared and Interactive Writing Although it is true that interactive writing instruction was initially designed for emergent writers, teachers of older students have found success using this technique in their classes Wall, Martin used text-dependent questions to guide his students' annotations.
The following five strategies are relatively easy to prepare for and implement, flexible in method of delivery, and applicable to virtually all content areas to support student learning see Table 1.
Journaling can also be a better alternative to the traditional practice of calling on those students who volunteer to answer questions during class.
A video project without a script is pretty much guaranteed to be a disaster.
Writing Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Immediate Integration and Implementation Writing Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Immediate Integration and Implementation Spring By Tim Sheu As a researcher and a teacher at a large pre-K independent school, I have come to realize that teaching writing is analogous to physical training: There is compelling evidence suggesting that engagement in both activities should be routine, sustained, and deliberate in order to reap the most benefits.
Bring in reps from other departments and have them weigh in on what our collective goals should be. Writing across the curriculum is a wonderful way to get kids writing and learning in bigger, better, deeper ways. It gives them a voice and a stake in writing instruction.