About This Chapter
Strategies for Teaching Writing & Vocabulary - Chapter Summary
Included in this chapter are helpful online video lessons that will provide you with strategies for teaching your students about writing and vocabulary. Some of the topics covered by these lessons are:
- How to teach writing
- The elements of teaching writing
- Graphic organizers for personal narrative writing
- Classroom writing activities
- Teaching new vocabulary
Your students will benefit from the comprehensive educational strategies our lesson instructors will share with you. Also, be sure to take the chapter's practice quizzes and final exam to ensure that you have understood the main topics before teaching them to your students.
How It Helps
- Clarifies topics: These video lessons will provide comprehensive instruction on the main topics related to writing that your students will need to learn.
- Offers activities: By providing you with useful classroom writing activities, these lessons offer great ways to help your students learn these topics.
- Emphasizes instruction:This chapter will help you use creative and informative ways of teaching your students about writing and vocabulary.
By watching these lessons, you will be able to:
- Effectively teach your students about key elements of writing
- Use classroom activities to help your students learn about writing and vocabulary
- Improve your students' writing skills
- Help your students learn new vocabulary words
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. Elements of Effective Writing Instruction
Writing instruction can often be a time-consuming, tedious task. However, it is an incredibly important skill that all students must learn. This lesson will detail the elements of effective writing instruction that will hopefully make teaching writing exciting and engaging for all.
3. The Sequence of Teaching Writing to Students
Teaching writing follows a predictable set of steps. What are they and what sequence do they follow? This lesson fills you in on the ins and outs of teaching writing.
4. Writing as a Collaborative Process
Writing instruction has several components, including collaborative practices like interactive and guided writing. This lesson zooms in on writing with students, or collaboratively, explaining what it is and what it looks like in a classroom.
5. Graphic Organizers for Writing Personal Narratives
In this lesson, we will look at different graphic organizers students can use to organize their personal narratives. These organizers will each focus on different aspects of a personal narrative you may want to focus on with your students.
6. Activities for Developing Writing Skills
How can educators teach children to be good writers? In this lesson, we'll look at some of the tools and materials designed to do that, including the writer's workshop, guided writing, writing notebooks, and word walls.
7. How to Teach New Vocabulary
This lesson describes how to introduce a new vocabulary word and several sample activities for reinforcing the meanings of the terms. A short quiz follows the lesson.
8. Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary
Vocabulary instruction is an essential component in language development. Using a variety of teaching strategies, including vocabulary journals, foldables, word walls, and games, helps teachers increase student engagement and vocabulary retention.
9. Selecting Words for Vocabulary Instruction
When students understand and are fluent with vocabulary they have a better understanding of what they read. How can teachers focus their instruction? This lesson will show how to create vocabulary lists to enhance subject knowledge.
10. Teaching Greek & Latin Roots to Enhance Vocabulary
Latin and Greek roots run rampant in the English Language. This lesson discusses how to use roots and other word parts to give your students the ability to unlock the meaning of unknown words.
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