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  • Group 1: p. 1-5 Group 2: p. 5-10 Group 3: p. 10-14 Group 4: p. 14-18 Group 5: p. 18-21
  • Need Lattimer’s Progression chart, copies of bundles, packets (bring extra for memoir).Minilesson topics for memoir: Leads, Dialogue, expanding a moment, theme, point of view, flashback and foreshadowing, possible structures (flashback, chronological, etc.), epigraph, choosing a title.Show slideshow of 6-word-memoir project
  • Handout: topics for MLs, Structure and types of MLs,
  • Mini-lesson:Mentor text

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  • PISD SUMMER WRITING INSTITUTE AUGUST 1ST, 2013 Good morning! • Sign in. • If possible, try to sit with your grade-level team. • Set up the name tent you created yesterday. View slides for this presentation at goo.gl/muAn15
  • OUTCOMES In this 3-day session, participants will:  Understand how the Writing Workshop structure can help middle and high school students become better writers.  Plan units, mini-lessons, procedures, and strategies to be implemented in their own classrooms.  Use the Workshop structure to take a piece of their own writing through the writing process.
  • SCHEDULE Day 1: July 31st Day 2: August 1st Day 3: August 2nd • What is Workshop? • Setting up notebooks • Model Lesson/Time to write • Workshop routines and procedures • Genre studies • Planning time • Mini-lessons • Model Lesson/Time to write • Conferring • Assessment and Evaluation • Student panel • Publishing our writing • Debrief
  • PARTICIPANT FEEDBACK
  • LATTIMER JIGSAW  As you read your section: What squares with your current thinking? What new ideas changed your thinking? What questions are circling in your mind?
  • THE WRITING CYCLE Collecting in notebook Choosing a topic Envisioning a text Drafting Revising and rethinking Editing Publishing Self- Evaluation/ Reflection
  • GENRE STUDY: MEMOIR IMMERSION (Weeks 1-2)  What are the defining features of memoir?  Mentor text packet  Genre features poster PLANNING AND DRAFTING (Weeks 3-4)  What writing strategies and techniques do memoir writers use?  Writing and rewriting in notebook  Planning a structure EVALUATING AND PUBLISHING (Weeks 5-6)  What do I need to do to prepare my memoir for an audience?  Self-evaluation with rubric  Six-word memoir video project
  • DURING THE BREAK… Do you have comments, questions, concerns, or feedback about… • Writing Workshop? • This presentation? • The presenter’s deep affinity for cats? If so, go to: goo.gl/M5mki
  • THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN PLANNING FOR GENRE STUDIES  Set a publication date first—begin with the end in mind  What mentor texts will you use to introduce this unit of study?  What types of mini-lessons might be included within the reading and writing workshops?  Reflect on student noticings in an effort to answer:  What kinds of topics are appropriate for the genre?  How do writers of this genre develop their topics?  How is this genre crafted in ways that make it compelling for readers?
  • LET’S EAT!  We will start the afternoon session at 1:00 PM.  Bring your notebook with you during lunch.
  • SCHEDULE Day 1: July 31st Day 2: August 1st Day 3: August 2nd • What is Workshop? • Setting up notebooks • Model Lesson/Time to write • Workshop routines and procedures • Genre studies • Planning time • Mini-lessons • Model Lesson/Time to write • Conferring • Assessment and Evaluation • Student panel • Publishing our writing • Debrief
  • MINILESSON STRUCTURE 1. Connection I’ve noticed in your writing that… 2. Teaching Point Today I’m going to teach you about… 3. Demonstration Watch me while I… 4. Active Engagement Right now I’d like you to… 5. Link So, today and every time you write… 6. Follow Up In a conference? Share time? Next mini-lesson?
  • TYPES OF MINILESSONS  Procedural Lessons: important information about how the workshop runs (how to get or use materials, where to confer with a friends, etc).  Writing Process Lessons: strategies writers use to help them choose, explore, or organize a topic  Qualities of Good Writing Lessons: information to deepen a student’s understanding of literary techniques: use of scenes, influence of point of view, strong language, leads and endings, etc.  Revision and Editing Skills: strategies for looking at writing in new ways; information to develop understanding of spelling, punctuation and grammatical skills
  • DURING THE BREAK… Do you have comments, questions, concerns, or feedback about… • Writing Workshop? • This presentation? • What style the presenter should ask for when he gets his next haircut? If so, go to: goo.gl/M5mki
  • WRITING WORKSHOP: MODEL LESSON Mini-lesson (10 minutes) Work time (30 minutes) Share (10 minutes)
  • SHARE: EXIT TICKET Classroom example: http://goo.gl/dl7hI
  • SHARE: EXIT TICKET Go to goo.gl/O6sK1 to complete a brief exit ticket about your writing today.
  • HOMEWORK Continue to live the life of a writer. Bring your notebook with you and write down thoughts, musings, or topics you can come back to later. Optional homework: Practice using Google Forms to create your own online exit ticket: www.drive.google.com