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    • 1. Writing for Success The Writing Process, Genres, and Scoring/Rubric Use
    • 2. The Importance of Writing
      • Writing amongst school-aged children attending Edison schools should consist of 20-25 minutes each day.
      • The focal point of the writing component is to ensure each student is writing effectively at their specific grade level.
    • 3. The Writing Process
      • Prewriting
      • Drafting
      • Editing
      • Revising
      • Publishing
    • 4. The Writing Schedule
      • Monday: Brainstorming/Prewriting
      • Tuesday: Drafting
      • Wednesday: Editing/Peer Editing
      • Thursday: Revising
      • Friday: Publishing (Finish Product)
    • 5. Prewriting/Brainstorming
      • Prewriting consists of brainstorming ideas to organize writing information in an orderly fashion.
      • During this process the students use different types of graphic organizers as a guide to enhance the organization of their written work.
    • 6. Drafting
      • The draft is the entire text wrapped version of the essay.
      • The main purpose of drafting is to organize the information you are planning to use on paper.
      • When drafting encourage students to avoid worrying about the order in which the information appears, but be sure to change it later during the revising process.
    • 7. Editing
      • During the editing phase, the students make minor corrections that will “polish up” their writing.
      • When students peer-edit, they assist with minor adjustments using another’s written work.
    • 8. Revising
      • A successful final draft relies heavily on the revising process.
      • When revising, the student are to make sure the changes made will improve the power of the paper.
      • *Remember, encourage the students to only make changes with good reasons.
    • 9. Publishing
      • The publishing phase of the writing process if the final draft.
      • This phase displays the written work with all the corrections made from the original version.
      • Allow students to compare the original version to the final copy to see how the writing improve while use this process.
    • 10. Forms of Writing
      • Personal Writing
      • Expository Writing
      • Narrative Writing
      • Descriptive Writing
      • Persuasive Writing
      • Poetry
    • 11. Personal Writing
      • Journals: personal record of writing thoughts, feelings, observations, and ideas.
      • Notes and Cards: Thank You Notes, Birthday cards, and Get-Well Cards
      • Friendly Letters: Informal letter written to someone you know or admire
      • Business Letters: Formal letters written to a professional person or company
      • Writing a Memo: written reminders
      • Writing Minutes: official notes from a meeting
    • 12. Expository Writing
      • Summary: A shortened version from another piece of writing
      • Analyzing Fiction: Deepening understanding of text in different ways
      • Analyzing Nonfiction: Explain the main and important supporting points in nonfiction text
      • Writing a Book Review: Explain a book’s plot and characters, the message the author is sending
      • Explaining a Process and giving Directions: Giving directions to pass along to another reader
      • Writing a News Story: Writing about real events that takes place in society.
      • Expository Essay: Presents information about a specific subject.
      • Writing a Research Report: Sharing information gained through research
    • 13. Narrative Writing
      • Personal Narrative: A story about what happen to you.
      • Autobiography: A story about one person’s life, written by that person.
      • Biography: A story about someone else’s life written by another person.
      • Realistic Story: Stories that have characters and settings that seem real.
      • Historical Fiction: Stories that are part history and part fiction.
      • Science Fiction and Fantasy: Stories that focus on science and technology.
      • Myth: A story that explains how things came to be as they are in different cultures.
      • Play: A narrative plan for a theatrical performance.
    • 14. Descriptive Writing
      • Writing a Description: Writing that describes something such as memorable events, people, such as characters in a story.
      • Writing an Observation Report: Reports based on what you can observe with your own senses. Examples: restaurants, school cafeteria, your room, or simply outdoors.
    • 15. Persuasive Writing
      • Persuasive Writing: An article or essay that persuades or influences others to think, feel, or act in a certain way.
      • Persuasive in Advertising: Producing advertisements on television, radio, billboards, and the Internet to sell a product.
      • Writing a Letter to the Editor: Sharing you opinions with others in a magazine through a letter to an editor.
      • Editorials and Editorial Cartoons: Editorials states an opinion about a current topic or interest.
      • Writing a Persuasive Report: Reports that tries to convince others to act, think, and fell a certain way.
    • 16. Poetry
      • Rhyming Poetry
      • Non-rhyming Poetry
    • 17. Rhyming Poetry
      • Sound and Pattern: Poems using patterns such as alliteration
      • Imagery: Using figurative language to create pictures and images in the reader’s mind.
      • Traditional Forms: couplet, triplet, quatrain, ballad, lyric, and internal rhyme
    • 18. Non-rhyming Poetry
      • Cinquain: A poem made using five lines.
      • Diamante’: A poem that uses several versions by following a certain number of words in each line, but is shape like a diamond.
      • Haiku: is an unrhymed poem with three lines, and seventeen syllables.
      • Free Verse: A poem that uses free rhythm of natural speech (It has no specific rules).
    • 19. Rubrics
      • Rubrics are a set of criteria and standards linked to learning objectives that is used to assess student’s performance on a paper, project, essay, and etc.
      • Rubrics are often used in alternatives assessments in education, but establish written guidelines.
      • By sharing scoring rubrics with students they become aware of the expected standards and thus know what counts as quality.
    • 20. Kindergarten Writing Rubric It ends with a punctuation mark/ending mark Finger spaces Makes sense It starts with a capital letter Yes
      • Check each box if the rule applies
    • 21. 1 st /2 nd Grade Writing Rubric 5 points Total 1 point The sentence (s) makes sense 1point The sentence has finger spaces between the words 1 point Ends with correct punctuation marks 1 point Begins with a capital letter and proper nouns are capitalized
    • 22. Intermediate Writing Rubric There are major mistakes in capitalization, usage, punctuation, and spelling. *Few sentences are complete There are several mistakes in capitalization, usage, punctuation, and spelling. *Most sentences are complete There are minor mistakes in capitalization, usage, punctuation, and spelling. *All sentences are complete There are no mistakes in capitalization, usage, punctuation, and spelling. *All sentences are complete Cups Is written for a specific audience or purpose Is written for an audience or purpose, but not both Is clearly written for a specific audience and purpose, but details are missing Is clearly written for a specific audience and purpose Audience & Purpose Tries to talk about the topic, but does not complete the thought Sometimes stays on topic, but missing a focus and good details Stays on topic and gives details/examples Stays on topics and gives clear details/examples Supporting Details Is missing a main idea Is missing a main idea Has a main idea Has a clear main idea Main Idea Is missing a beginning, middle, and or end Has a beginning, middle, and end Has a beginning, middle, and end Has a clear beginning, middle, and end Organization
    • 23. The End