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Kid Writing with a Twist

A twist on Kid Writing. A great way to introduce students to a 21st Century Learning.

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Kid Writing with a Twist

  1. 1. BY: AMANDA WARK Kid Writing
  2. 2. What is Kid Writing? <ul><li>It is a highly successful approach to early literacy which was developed over the course of 10 to 15 years first in Eileen's and then Isabell's classrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>Kid Writing is a technique for teaching young writers to write. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How is Kid Writing Structured? <ul><li>Students are given a writing journal that is dated everyday </li></ul><ul><li>Students select the topic to write about and begin writing. </li></ul><ul><li>Students then draw a picture to match their story. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How is the Writing Process Started? <ul><li>Students generate a sentence to write. </li></ul><ul><li>Students with the help of the teacher stretch out words phonetically. </li></ul><ul><li>Students use magic lines (-) for any words or sounds that are unknown. </li></ul><ul><li>Students then draw a picture to match their writing. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kid Crowns <ul><li>Kid Crowns are easy ways for students to remember important words. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buzz of “was” Wiz of “is” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Love of “of” </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. At What Point? <ul><li>When is an appropriate time to let a student write independently? </li></ul><ul><li>When a student can… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sound out a word using reasonable phonetic spelling. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stretch out a word and tell the teacher all the letters without using magic lines (-) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Sample Kid Writing <ul><li>Elmer the Elephant </li></ul>
  8. 8. 21 st Century Application <ul><li>Weekly one student will be selected as the “ Student Author” </li></ul><ul><li>With the help of the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>the students work will be displayed </li></ul><ul><li>using Digital StoryTelling. </li></ul>
  9. 9. References <ul><li>Paper and pencil </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alphabet </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bee </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wizard </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Heart </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paper with alphabet </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mouse and Keyboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>