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  • What is writing to learn? Why use writing to learn? What are some writing to learn instructional tools and strategies? What can writing to learn tell us about student learning?
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  • I can explain how writing to learn is a powerful tool for improving both reading and content learning. I can demonstrate this understanding in unit and lesson planning.
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  • Checkmate By Alfred Tatum He taught me how to play chess when I was younger To make all the right moves The rooks, the knights, the pawns, the bishops I could castle and use my bitch my Queen to protect myself All of these thoughts flashed in my mind when the car pulled up beside us Its 12:15 a.m. I am eighteen, sitting on the passengers side No where to move, no strategy I thought about learning chess when I was younger The young man in the other car lifts his handschecker hands, TIC-TAC-TOE hands I was no match for him I thought my scholarship letter would save meit was my next move My buddies scream first Im hit next Checkmategame ov...
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  • Three Types of Writing Writing to learn Writing to demonstrate learning Writing for authentic purposes What are the major differences? How would you include each in your instruction?
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  • Role-Play Video
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  • Role-Play Video
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  • Reading Strategies PKMaking connections to prior knowledge and developing schema I/PInferring and predicting QAsking questions before, during, and after reading SDetermining important ideas and summarizing VVisualizing S/RSynthesizing and retelling M/CMonitoring and clarifying understanding of text
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  • Writing to Learn
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  • Graham, S., & Hebert, M.A. (2010). Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading. A Carnegie Corporation Time to Act Report. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education. Graham, S., & Perin, D. (2007). Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high schoolsA report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education. Kopp, B. (2010). Writing & Learning @ UW-L. Retrieved from http://www.uwlax.edu/catl/writing/assignments/writingtolearn.htm http://www.uwlax.edu/catl/writing/assignments/writingtolearn.htm. 2 June 2010. The National Commission on Writing for Americas Families, Schools, and Colleges, The Neglected R: The Need for a Writing Revolution 19 (2003), available at http://www.writingcommission.org/report.html (last visited June 02, 2010) Tatum, A. (2009). Reading for their life: Rebuilding the textual lineages of African American adolescent males. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.