Writing Focus – specifically linked with the unit of inquiry being studied.
Procedural, rules, note taking, factual reports, letter writing, interviews, personal recounts, newspaper reports, imaginative writing, fairy tales, play scripts, advertisements, invitations, various forms of poetry
Organization – planning and sequencing of ideas
Sentence structure – Grammar, word choice, sentence variety, Paragraphs
Alfie Kohn – “there is absolutely no evidence of any academic benefit from assigning homework in elementary or middle school. For younger students, in fact, there isn’t even a correlation between whether children do homework (or how much they do) and any meaningful measure of achievement”
Reading Focus - Guided Reading, Reading Folder, CMC, Phonics Program
Value of Communication in the Education Process
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