Process Writingfor Composition Success Or “Keeping your Head above Water”
About us and the topic we chose: Susan Joyce, American, published author-book writer, publisher for Peel Productions, Inc. “ Information+ Imagination_______________________GREAT CREATION” Gabriela Gaione, Uruguayan, EFL teacher, amateur writer “Writing comes from the soul”
Why improve writing in EFL? Evidence indicates that Ss are not getting good results in the writing skill- hence INSPECCIÓN de INGLÉS suggested this topic was critical this year It is a requirement in all EFL syllabi It is an academic and social need It is a market labor need It is an integral part of a whole education
P92 4.1 Flower and Hayes- - - - writing process model T ask envir onment T he rhetor ical problem T ext pr oduced so farG T opicE AudienceN exigencyERA Planning translation ReviewingT Or ganizing EvaluatingI Goal setting EditingNG
RSVP- How to respond to SS’ writingTESOL tips Comments on the margin on content Questions in the margin on content Sum-up comments at the end of the composition Include good news Be short Focus on one or two- taught aspects Conference Include peer advice Use correction codes Share criteria and if possible create rubrics with your students before the writing takes place-
Some TESOL strategies for successfulwriting- Copying Dictation Dictocomp Note- taking Speed writing In – class essays Form filling
P 38 Grabe and KaplanSome questions to reflect upon: What is a text? How may texts be examined as product? How may texts be analyzed as process? How may product and process be viewed as reflecting an Interactive model? How do process and product issues embed themselves within a coherent interpretation of wider social contexts for writing? What types of texts do we want learners to produce? What do these issues suggest for writing instruction in the classroom?
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