Ch 11: PLACE Early Childhood Education: Teaching Writing

About This Chapter

Use our video lessons and quizzes to study information about teaching writing to students. Go over the various techniques that are used to teach writing that teachers should know.

PLACE Early Childhood Education: Teaching Writing - Chapter Summary

Review information about how you should teach writing to students with the lessons in this chapter. When you complete this chapter, you will feel more confident on the PLACE Early Childhood Education exam. Topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Teaching writing
  • Types of writing
  • Author's purpose
  • Organizational patterns for writing
  • Writing for an audience
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling and word patterns

The video lessons in this chapter are short and engaging. They are also taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors who want to see you succeed on the PLACE Early Childhood Education exam. Take the self-assessment quizzes after each lesson to test yourself on what you have reviewed. When you are ready, you can take the chapter test. This test will have questions that are similar to the questions you will find on the exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 11: PLACE Early Childhood Education: Teaching Writing
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How to Teach Writing

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.

Types of 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.

Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples

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.

Organizational Patterns for Writing: Purpose and Types

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.

Writing for Your Audience

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.

What Is Grammar? - Exercises & Overview

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!

What is Punctuation? - Rules & Signs

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.

Spelling & Word Patterns: Prefixes, Suffixes & Root Words

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.

Correct Spelling in Written Work: Strategies & Tips

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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