Writing to The End !. Tips to Improve Student Writing By Jeff Helming. During this presentation you will learn tips to…. Improve student motivation. D ifferentiate for your students. I ncorporate technology. A Quick Review…. The Writer’s Workshop Model.
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Tips to Improve
By Jeff Helming
Want something different? How about Celebrities reading stories to your students?
Why these work
Give authors time to plan out their stories.
Helps to break down the task for struggling writers.
Meets the needs of a variety of learning styles.
Links to graphic organizers
Joanne Portalupi and Ralph Fletcher share their thoughts on positive conferencing in this short clip.
Here’s a video about how students should not peer review.
Are you a “Picky Patty” when you conference with students? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBuq4qgRhCc&feature=related
Why it works
Promotes collaboration and positive interaction.
Students do not have to wait for the teacher.
Authentic practice editing and revising.
This is a great article about setting it up:
Hsu, C. (2009). Writing Partnerships. Reading Teacher, v63 n2, 153-158.
Ways to Publish
Ways to Celebrate
Invite guests into the room:
Sites to write and/or publish student writing. Click on them and check them out.
Books for Teachers
Books for Students
Author: A True Story by Helen Lester
What Do Authors Do? by Eileen Christelow
Arthur Writes A Story by Marc Brown
Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk
The Best Story by Eileen Spinelli
Please stop by my new wiki: The Writing Spot
Or you can check out my blog of the same name and leave your
Thank you for Reading to
The End !!!