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Language Arts: Writing and Technology

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BC: Ms. Larue's Contact Information | phone: (785) 475-8213 email:

FC: Ms. Larue's News Bulletin

1: Writing: | The Ins & Outs

2: 1. Rehearsal 2. Drafting 3. Revision 4. Editing 5. Publishing | Stages of the Writing Process | Writing | Literature: using books to model good writing | Minilessons: small time planned to teach students specific skills & techniques in writing that have been observed | Writing: time to work on individual work using the writing process (see column to the left)

3: Workshop | Conference: teacher & student one-on-one time to access work and reach new goals | Sharing: a time to build personal confidence and learn from peers | Assessment: evaluations & checklists to keep students accountable and aware of their work

4: Types of Literature Seen | Expository | Narrative | Work on creativity and entertaining others by writing a story that contains characters, setting, a plot, & resolution. If we have time we will write plays. | Telling the facts with a class newspaper and autobiographies

5: In Our Classroom | Technical | Persuasive | Recording Science experiments and making recipes by writing a "How To" with steps | In class debates over current events and in opinion papers (covering a variety of topics) students will write arguments to convince their audience of their beliefs

6: Language Arts in Our Classroom | Reading | Writing | Listening | *Shared reading time *Guided reading *"Personal Time" in which students read their books silently, independent reading *Literature Circles: students will be put into groups according to their reading level to read & discuss a book of the groups choosing | *Read alouds *listening to peers' presentations *conversation in literature circles and group discussions *Spelling tests *story listening center *music time | *Daily Journals: books to write down ideas & feelings over a topic being discussed in class *Comprehension worksheets *Poetry writing *Pen Pals: writing letters to a a student at a neighboring school *Write and Publish stories *Office Work: time for students to work on individual work

7: Speaking | Viewing | Visual Representation | *Presentations *2 Stars & a Wish: After a peer shares their writing/ work, 2 students share something they liked & one shares something they wish that student would have added or changed *plays | *watching historical DVDs *analyzing peers and their own artwork *using a graphic organizer *Internet use | *making illustrations for personally written stories by hand and by using the computer *graphic labels to describe vocabulary *putting art to music

8: Encouraging | In School | Journaling: A way to document ideas & thoughts | Study Notes: Help for studying and getting good grades | Keep a planner | Write a story

9: Writing | At Home | Write letters or emails | Write a shopping list | Keep a diary | Jot down reminders

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  • By: Annamarie L.
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  • Title: Language Arts: Writing and Technology
  • a booklet for parents of my students explaining the use of language arts in and out of the classroom
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  • Published: over 5 years ago