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CEOE Early Childhood Education: Writing Instruction - Chapter Summary
Teaching young children the beginning steps of writing can be challenging and rewarding. Review some useful instructional strategies to help beginning learners grasp the foundational concepts of writing with the video lessons in this chapter. These lessons will help you study for the CEOE Early Childhood Education exam by covering key writing principles including:
- Effective teaching methods for writing
- Examination of the various types of writing
- Revealing an author's purpose
- Organizational structure of writing
- How to write for a specific audience
- Review of grammar, punctuation, words patterns and spelling
Laying the foundational groundwork for young writers is important for their future success in this area. Utilize the information in this study guide chapter to study for the CEOE Early Childhood Education exam, as well as prepare for instruction in your classroom. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam will help solidify your understanding of these strategies to ensure you are fully prepared.
CEOE Early Childhood Education: Writing Instruction Chapter Objectives
The Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) for Early Childhood Education is a computer-based test that measures how well applicants understand the competencies required in this field to gain teaching licensure. This exam is comprised of 80 multiple-choice questions and one constructed-response assignment to be completed in four hours. These questions are divided into three subareas, with the information taught in this study guide chapter falling under the Language and Literacy Development section. This subarea contains 25% of the exam questions.
Gain confidence in your understanding of writing instruction by thoroughly studying the information in this chapter and utilizing the resources provided, including lesson quizzes, chapter exams and full video transcripts. Expert instructors are always available to assist to ensure you are adequately prepared for your exam.
1. How to Teach Writing
This lesson will focus on ways to teach students the writing process and will provide engaging ways to teach steps of the writing process and organize ideas while writing.
2. Types of Writing
The four major types of writing are persuasive, descriptive, narrative, and expository. In this lesson you will learn about each of these types in detail, as well as see some short examples to help further understanding.
3. Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples
This lesson explains the purpose behind various types of writing. In addition, author's purpose is defined using examples to illustrate the explanations.
4. Organizational Patterns for Writing: Purpose and Types
Ever read a piece of writing and simply not understand the message? Knowing the structure of the writing will often help you understand it. Watch this video lesson to learn about structure of writing.
5. Writing for Your Audience
By understanding some fundamental characteristics about your audience, you can write more effectively and be in better control of how well your writing is received by that audience. This video explains the basic points that you should consider in order to provide more informative and more persuasive essays for your readers.
6. What Is Grammar? - Exercises & Overview
In this lesson, we'll look at the grammatical structure of the English language. What are the basic parts of speech that make up the building blocks of sentences? Keep reading, and you'll see!
7. What is Punctuation? - Rules & Signs
In this lesson, we'll find out what punctuation is. We'll then learn some rules for using the most common punctuation marks as well as review sample sentences utilizing the punctuation rules.
8. Spelling & Word Patterns: Prefixes, Suffixes & Root Words
How do we form words in our language? What gives them definitions? Watch this video lesson to discover how word parts like prefixes, suffixes and root words make up words and affect their meanings.
9. Correct Spelling in Written Work: Strategies & Tips
In this lesson, we will discuss why it is important to have correct spelling in your writing. We will then discuss some tips to be sure you are using correct spelling.
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Other chapters within the OSAT Early Childhood Education (CEOE) (105): Practice & Study Guide course
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Language Development
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Teaching Language & Literacy
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Teaching Reading Comprehension
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Cognitive Development
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Cognition & Memory
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Diversity in the Classroom
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Motivating Students
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Instructional Pedagogy
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Assessment Strategies
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Basic Math & Problem Solving
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Social Studies
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Foundations of Science
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Arts Education
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Health & Physical Education
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Social & Moral Development
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Socialization Strategies
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Resources & Technology
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: History of Education in the U.S.
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Major Philosophies of Education
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Social & Family Systems
- CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Professional Organizations
- OSAT Early Childhood Education (CEOE) (105) Flashcards