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Literacy Night: “Letting Swift Rive Go” Timelines, Problem/Solution, Perspective-Taking, Opinion, & Argument.

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Literacy Night: “Letting Swift Rive Go” Timelines, Problem/Solution, Perspective-Taking, Opinion, & Argument. Presenters: Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed., CCC-SLP; Linda Lafontaine, M.A. CCC-SLP. ASHA 2014 Orlando November 22, 2014, 4:00pm

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Literacy Night: “Letting Swift Rive Go” Timelines, Problem/Solution, Perspective-Taking, Opinion, & Argument.

  1. 1. ASHA 2014 Orlando November 22, 2014, 4:00pm Literacy Night: “Letting Swift Rive Go” Timelines, Problem/Solution, Perspective-Taking, Opinion, & Argument Presenters: Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed., CCC-SLP Linda Lafontaine, M.A. CCC-SLP
  2. 2. Disclosures • Maryellen Rooney Moreau, M.Ed. CCC-SLP, President & Founder, MindWing Concepts, Inc., Springfield, MA – Financial: Maryellen has ownership interest in MindWing Concepts, holds intellectual property rights and patents. Maryellen is employed as president of MindWing Concepts. In that capacity, she writes books, creates materials, consults, trains and presents. – Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist. • Linda M. Lafontaine, M.A. CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist and Principal at The Curtis Blake Day School at American International College, Springfield, MA – Financial: Consultant for Mindwing Concepts, Inc., Springfield, MA – Non-Financial: Linda has been a friend and colleague of Maryellen Moreau, owner of MindWing Concepts, Inc. for 20 years. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  3. 3. Since we only have an hour together today… • This presentation is available on www.mindwingconcepts.com • Go to this link for the presentation: – http://mindwingconcepts.com/presentations.htm © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  4. 4. The Methodology © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  5. 5. What is the Story Grammar Marker®? A hands on, multisensory tool that has colorful, meaningful icons that represent the organizational structure of a story. The tool itself is a complete episode, the basic unit of a plot. Character Setting Kick-off Feeling Plan Planned Attempts (Actions) Direct © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  6. 6. Building Blocks of Language CCSS COLLEGE AND CAREER © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
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  8. 8. A narrative is a story. It involves the telling or re-telling of events and experiences orally and in writing. A story can be true or fictitious and takes into account one or more points of view. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746 Narrative Defined…
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  10. 10. Expository Defined… Expository or informational text is found in text books such as history, geography, social studies, science and technology. Expository text is particularly important for organizing and comprehending information in: news articles, textbook chapters, science experiments, research papers, advertisements, content area texts, the Internet and even in everyday life. The basic expository or informational text structures are: description, list, sequence, cause/effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast and persuasion. (Rooney Moreau & Fidrych, 2008, p. 18). © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  11. 11. As the curriculum becomes more complex… EXPOSITORY TEXT IS INTRODUCED AND BECOMES MORE PREVALENT. IT IS: TECHNICAL ABSTRACT DENSE COMPLEX ALIENATING Technical Vocabulary Embedded Clauses Fang, Z., and Schlippegrell, M. (2010). Disciplinary Literacies Across Content Areas: Supporting Secondary Reading Through Functional Language Analysis. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 53(7). International Reading Association. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
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  13. 13. Building Background Knowledge © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
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  15. 15. Common Core State Standards Writing Standard 6.1 Write relevant arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence a. Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly. b. Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text. c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons. d. © Establish Lafontaine & Moreau and 2014 maintain - www.mindwingconcepts.a formal com - style. 888.228.9746 e. Provide a concluding statement or section that
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  18. 18. Scaling/Lexical Array from Persuade to Argue  Practice with a familiar sequence from least to greatest Meander Stroll Walk Run  Construct an array from persuade to argue  Chosen words-persuade, argue, convince, think about, influence, discuss and debate  Discuss differences between the words and when you would use them  Have students physically form the array from least to greatest given words on large index © Lafontaine cards. & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
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  38. 38. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746 LITERACY NIGHT CURTIS BLAKE DAY SCHOOL Linda M. Lafontaine, M.A., CCC-SLP
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  54. 54. Gradual Release of Responsibility Model (GRRM)  Demonstration “I do”  Teacher model of writing paragraph using graphic organizer  Revise in front of students  Shared Demonstration “We do”  Give students many opportunities to first express their ideas orally without the fear of writing  Focus on academic vocabulary on argument map (specifically, for example, as a result, more important)  © Complete Lafontaine & Moreau map 2014 - as www.a mindwingconcepts.group and com write - piece 888.228.9746 together
  55. 55. GRRM continued  Guided Practice “Y’all do”  Review anchor chart and graphic organizer completed in class  Guided writing/partner writing  Independent Practice “You do”  Sustained independent writing in school  Conferences with students Routman, R. (2005) Writing essentials: raising expectations and results while simplifying teaching. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  56. 56. Follow-up Lessons  Complete argument graphic organizer and write summary using mapped information.  Write a letter to the editor from the perspective of the Boston residents or the Swift River Valley residents.  Read additional picture books on the same topic, complete compare/contrast graphic organizer and write a summary. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  57. 57. Sample Letter to Editor Dear Editor: State your reason for writing here. State your case here. Include facts, references, or research here to establish credibility. Include a call to action, asking readers to follow up with some activity, such as joining in calling on policymakers to address the issue. > End with a strong, positive statement in support of your case. Sincerely, Writer’s Signature Name of Writer Writer’s Title Writer’s Organization © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - extensionpartners.org/upload_files/Template%20for%20LTTE.888.228.9746 org
  58. 58. Common Core State Standards  Speaking and Listening Standard 6.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.  Speaking and Listening Standard 6.3 Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  59. 59. Common Core State Standards  Language Standard 6.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.  Language Standard 6.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  60. 60. Common Core State Standards Writing Standard 6.1 Write relevant arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence a. Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly. b. Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text. c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons. d. © Establish Lafontaine & Moreau and 2014 maintain - www.mindwingconcepts.a formal com - style. 888.228.9746 e. Provide a concluding statement or section that
  61. 61. Common Core State Standards  Writing Standard 6.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  62. 62. Additional Texts on Theme of Leaving  Fiday, B. and D. (1990). Time to go. San Diego: Gulliver Books, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers.  Provensen, A. and M. (1987). Shaker lane. New York: Viking Kestrel © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  63. 63. References  Hillocks, Jr., G. (2011). Teaching argument writing. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.  Rivard, L. (2014). Melvin fargo writes to argue and persuade. Northville, MI: Ferne Press.  Routman, R. (2005) Writing essentials: raising expectations and results while simplifying teaching. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.  Sedita, J. (2011) The key vocabulary Routine. Rowley, MA: Keys to Literacy.  Yolen, J. (1992) Letting swift river go. New York: © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - Little, Brown and Company. 888.228.9746
  64. 64. CONTACT US! Maryellen mrmoreau@mindwingconcepts .com Linda linda.lafontaine@aic.edu © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746
  65. 65. Thank you for attending our presentation! ASHA 2014 Orlando – Discount: 10% off through December 31, 2014 Use code: ASHA14 in our online store check-out http://mindwingconcepts.com/store.htm, call 888.228.9746 or fax a PO to 413.734.7476 © Lafontaine & Moreau 2014 - www.mindwingconcepts.com - 888.228.9746

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