Activities for Developing Writing Skills


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A _____ is a place to incubate ideas.

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1. Which tool best helps students develop vocabulary?

2. _____ helps writing development through explanation, modeling, and practicing writing.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of activities and tools that teachers use for writing development in their classrooms. Some vocabulary terms you'll be assessed on include author's chair, guided writing and writer's workshop.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions of:

  • Word wall
  • Writer's workshop
  • Journal
  • Author's chair
  • Guided writing

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related activities for writing development lesson
  • Making connections - understand the concept of using an effective tool to build vocabulary
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as writer's workshop and guided writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, further review the lesson called Activities for Developing Writing Skills for the following topics:

  • The goal of guided writing
  • How to make an effective word wall
  • The ideal place for a writing center and why