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How to teach writing

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How to teach writing

  1. 1. Why write? • To communicate over distances • To communicate across time • To participate in society • To remember and record • To “make thought visible” and express your inner self
  2. 2. Notes emails letters essays stories Signs advertisements subtitles articles Diaries/journals magazines plays recipes Labels/brands brochures maps textbooks How we write
  3. 3. These are the steps in the writing process.
  4. 4. What are the steps?
  5. 5. Prewriting Drafting Editing / Revising Presenting
  6. 6. #1 Prewriting Planning and Thinking Getting your thoughts down on paper. Free-write, outline, notes Discuss, think
  7. 7. EXAMPLES • Brainstorming / Vocabulary • Surveying / forms • Researching / Discussion
  8. 8. Authors must think about…. • The purpose of their writing • The audience they are writing for • The content (structure / sequence) ( genre / register)
  9. 9. #2 Writing First Draft Putting your ideas and thoughts together Forming sentences and paragraphs
  10. 10. #3 – Editing Revising and Reflecting Rewriting or rearranging sentences. Getting feedback Proofreading
  11. 11. # 4 Presenting Final Draft Sharing your work publishing, speaking
  12. 12. The whole process
  13. 13. Conclusions? What are the BENEFITS AND DRAWBACKS of using the Writing Process in our classrooms?
  14. 14. DRAWBACKS • Takes too much time • Loss of student focus / interest • Not suited to some personalities • Students need to be taught it (peer editing / planning / stages) • Restricts spontaneity and range of writing activities.
  15. 15. Benefits • The creation of a product • Writing seen as a communicative and purposeful activity • Teaches students to plan and research • Student collaboration is developed. • Feedback and response given.
  16. 16. • “Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.” -- Jules Renard • Isn't it surprising how many things, if not said immediately, seem not worth saying ten minutes from now? ~Arnot L. Sheppard, Jr. Speaking Vs Writing
  17. 17. Speaking Vs Writing We have produced a Venn Diagram object. Each part is a separate PowerPoint object, so you can colour them as you please Impermanent Permanent Immediate (unplanned) Delayed (planned) Variation / Casual Conventional / Stylized Low lexical density High lexical density High Paralinguistics Low Paralinguistics Communal activity Solitary Activity Universal Learned
  18. 18. Simple sentences Complex sentences Voiced Thought / Read Pronounce Spell Feedback No feedback Pause / Intonation Punctuation Speaking Vs Writing
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