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Developing a school writing plan

Developing a School Writing Plan


Business rules during training in respect to all participants

Business Rules During TrainingIn Respect to All Participants

  • Please Mute Your Cell Phones

    & Place them at a distance that prevents feedback

  • Place your Office Phones on Mute unless indicating that you have a question for the host or panel.

  • Ask Questions- all typed questions will be presented (unidentified) as a general question to the group – chat to all presenters.


Introductions

Introductions

District Roll Call –

  • Advise the number of guest attending

  • Forward an email with names of each guest for EILA certificate


Post training resources

Post Training Resources

  • EILA Certificate

  • Training PowerPoint

  • Archive Link (open for 30-days)

  • Developing a Schoolwide Writing Plan


Topics

TOPICS

  • Senate Bill 1 Language

  • Literacy Plan

  • Writing Plan/Policies

  • Timelines

  • Policy Review Process


Sbdm requirements related to writing

SBDM Requirements Related to Writing

  • SB 1 states, “Each school-based decision making council or if there is no school council, a committee appointed by the principal, shall adopt policies that determine the writing program for its school.”

  • Each school will submit the policy to KDE for review and comment.


The big picture of literacy planning

The Big Picture of Literacy Planning


Writing program review

Writing Program Review


Requirements of a writing plan

Requirements of a Writing Plan

  • Multiple opportunities for students to develop complex communication skills for a variety of purposes

  • Access to and use of technology tools

  • Access to and use of language resources

  • Procedures for developing and monitoring portfolios

  • Feedback to students regarding writing and communication skills


Sample schoolwide writing plans

Sample Schoolwide Writing Plans

  • Elementary

  • Middle

  • High


Portfolios

Portfolios

  • “Writing portfolios, consisting of samples of individual student work that represent the interests and growth of the student over time, shall be a required part of any writing program in primary through grade twelve.”

  • Portfolios are part of the required criteria for the program review and audit process

  • A writing portfolio shall be maintained for each student and follow each student from grade to grade and to any school


Developing a school writing plan

Questions


Requirements of a writing plan1

Requirements of a Writing Plan

  • Multiple opportunities for students to develop complex communication skills for a variety of purposes

  • Access to and use of technology tools

  • Access to and use of language resources

  • Procedures for developing and monitoring portfolios

  • Feedback to students regarding writing and communication skills


Requirements of a writing plan2

Requirements of a Writing Plan

  • Multiple opportunities for students to develop complex communication skills for a variety of purposes

  • Access to and use of technology tools

  • Access to and use of language resources

  • Procedures for developing and monitoring portfolios

  • Feedback to students regarding writing and communication skills


Requirements of a writing plan3

Requirements of a Writing Plan

  • Multiple opportunities for students to develop complex communication skills for a variety of purposes

  • Access to and use of technology tools

  • Access to and use of language resources

  • Procedures for developing and monitoring portfolios

  • Feedback to students regarding writing and communication skills


Requirements of a writing plan4

Requirements of a Writing Plan

  • Multiple opportunities for students to develop complex communication skills for a variety of purposes

  • Access to and use of technology tools

  • Access to and use of language resources

  • Procedures for developing and monitoring portfolios

  • Feedback to students regarding writing and communication skills


Requirements of a writing plan5

Requirements of a Writing Plan

  • Multiple opportunities for students to develop complex communication skills for a variety of purposes

  • Access to and use of technology tools

  • Access to and use of language resources

  • Procedures for developing and monitoring portfolios

  • Feedback to students regarding writing and communication skills


Developing a school writing plan

Assessment

for

Learning


Individual learning plans 6 12 and writing

Individual Learning Plans (6-12) and Writing

Students can collect documents in their ILP

Students can now journal in their IL P


Developing a school writing plan

Questions


The big picture of literacy planning1

The Big Picture of Literacy Planning


Timeline

Timeline

  • 2009-2110 Writing Program Review—schools may develop interim plan for transition period

  • 2010-2011 Writing Program Review Pilot—schools have access to pilot program review process

  • 2011-2012 Writing Program Review—results included in accountability for each school


Policy development

Policy Development

  • Councils typically charge a committee with program development and the drafting of policy language.

  • The committee would present recommendations for council consideration and possible approval.

  • Provide guidance to councils within the district to consider this best practice route.


Committee representation

Committee Representation

Suggested Stakeholder Representation:

  • Literacy lead

  • Teacher council member

  • Parent council member

  • Assistant Principal of Curriculum/Instruction

  • Additional teachers

  • Additional parents

  • Classified staff

  • Community members

  • Students (recommended at secondary level)


Writing policy components

Writing Policy Components

  • Communication skills

  • Grading procedures and feedback to students regarding their writing and communication skills

  • The responsibility for review of the portfolios and feedback to student

  • Other policies to improve the quality of an individual student’s writing and communication skills.


Kde review and feedback on policies

KDE Review and Feedback on Policies

  • Policy development should occur during this current school year into the summer of 2010.

  • District SBDM coordinators will submit school council writing policies to KDE during the fall of 2010 as a district submission.


Developing a school writing plan

KDE’s Data Collection Plan


Next steps

Next Steps

  • Debrief today’s training

  • Plan a district-wide Council of Council meeting (suggested principal, one teacher and parent member plus literacy lead).

  • Discuss possibility of committee(s) working on literacy program, writing plan and policies.


Developing a school writing plan

Questions


Post training resources1

Post Training Resources

  • EILA Certificate

  • Training PowerPoint

  • Archive Link (open for 30-days)

  • Developing a Schoolwide Writing Plan


Kde contacts

KDE Contacts

Cindy Parker—Language Arts Branch Manager [email protected]

Writing Consultants

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]


Council development planning branch

Council Development & Planning Branch

Mary Jo Rist, manager

Darryl Thompson, consultant

~502-564-4201 (phone)

[email protected]

~502-564-6952 (fax)


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