Ch 35: Strategies for Teaching Writing & Vocabulary

About This Chapter

This chapter contains video lessons that will go over key strategies for teaching writing and vocabulary in the classroom. Watch these lessons to better help your students with these subjects.

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.

Skills Covered

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

10 Lessons in Chapter 35: Strategies for Teaching Writing & Vocabulary
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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.

Elements of Effective Writing Instruction

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.

The Sequence of Teaching Writing to Students

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.

Writing as a Collaborative Process

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.

Graphic Organizers for Writing Personal Narratives

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.

Activities for Developing Writing Skills

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.

How to Teach New Vocabulary

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.

Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary

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.

Selecting Words for Vocabulary Instruction

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.

Teaching Greek & Latin Roots to Enhance Vocabulary

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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