ELA Persuasive Writing Toolboxes  Designed by Michigan teachers for Michigan students
Toolbox Overview <ul><li>Developed 1 for each grade level 8-11 </li></ul><ul><li>Used to help teachers help students perfo...
Persuasive Writing Toolboxes Contain: <ul><li>One prototype: helps teachers help students learn the processes and products...
Persuasive Writing Toolbox Contain: <ul><li>One grade specific toolbox </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides 7 day-by-day ins...
Persuasive Writing Toolbox <ul><li>Provides practice in test taking </li></ul><ul><li>Provides effective practices: </li><...
Persuasive Writing Toolbox  Philosophy <ul><li>Persuasive writing for the ACT exam is: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>considere...
Persuasive Writing Toolbox <ul><li>Inquiry approach </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Noticing (immersion in the genre) </li></ul>...
Format <ul><li>Day-by-day lesson plans </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Immersion in the genre </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><...
Toolbox  Format <ul><li>Additional minilessons </li></ul><ul><li>Additional prompts </li></ul><ul><li>Anchor set </li></ul>
<ul><li>So.. </li></ul>
Prototypes help teachers help students learn the processes and products of the ACT exam <ul><li>1 is included with the Per...
Persuasive Writing Toolbox helps teachers help students effectively learn how to write a persuasive essay <ul><li>Use as n...
St. Clair County RESA Toolboxes <ul><li>Designed to  </li></ul><ul><li>motivate students </li></ul><ul><li>and inspire tea...
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Ela Persuasive Writing Toolbox Overview

  1. 1. ELA Persuasive Writing Toolboxes Designed by Michigan teachers for Michigan students
  2. 2. Toolbox Overview <ul><li>Developed 1 for each grade level 8-11 </li></ul><ul><li>Used to help teachers help students perform more successfully on the writing segment of the ACT exam </li></ul><ul><li>Used to help teachers implement effective practices in English Language Arts instruction </li></ul>
  3. 3. Persuasive Writing Toolboxes Contain: <ul><li>One prototype: helps teachers help students learn the processes and products of the ACT exam </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Administer to inform instruction by identifying areas of strength </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use in conjunction with Explore and Plan </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Persuasive Writing Toolbox Contain: <ul><li>One grade specific toolbox </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides 7 day-by-day instructional plans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides at least 7 additional minilessons including test writing as a genre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developed for use during the school year as needed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developed to teach the current year’s HSCEs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scaffolded from eighth to eleventh to allow for development of ever increasing proficiency </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Persuasive Writing Toolbox <ul><li>Provides practice in test taking </li></ul><ul><li>Provides effective practices: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Genre study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Generating ideas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Structuring text </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Revising text </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Editing text </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluating text </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Persuasive Writing Toolbox Philosophy <ul><li>Persuasive writing for the ACT exam is: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>considered a genre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>taught through genre study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Inquiry or Constructivistic approach </li></ul>
  7. 7. Persuasive Writing Toolbox <ul><li>Inquiry approach </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Noticing (immersion in the genre) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating theories </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Naming writer’s craft </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding excellent examples </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Envisioning yourself completing similar tasks </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Format <ul><li>Day-by-day lesson plans </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Immersion in the genre </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating theories about the genre </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talking about good examples </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding the prompt and task </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating your version </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluating your version </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Toolbox Format <ul><li>Additional minilessons </li></ul><ul><li>Additional prompts </li></ul><ul><li>Anchor set </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>So.. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Prototypes help teachers help students learn the processes and products of the ACT exam <ul><li>1 is included with the Persuasive Writing Toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Results inform: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curricular decisions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Material selection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Persuasive Writing Toolbox helps teachers help students effectively learn how to write a persuasive essay <ul><li>Use as needed throughout the school year based on data </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches current year’s core HSCEs </li></ul><ul><li>Use with whole class, small groups, or individual students </li></ul>
  13. 13. St. Clair County RESA Toolboxes <ul><li>Designed to </li></ul><ul><li>motivate students </li></ul><ul><li>and inspire teachers </li></ul>
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