It can be used in PreKindergarten through a second grade class, or even beyond for students learning and practicing writing skills. It can be taught in a whole class or small group instruction.
The Foundation for Effective Teaching Typically used in the primary grades, interactive writing is a powerful instructional medium for teaching phonics, spelling principles, rimes, writing conventions, and other key early writing skills.
In the appendices you will also find samples of murals made by this wonderful writing process. In this method the teacher s and students write to each other, by means of letters, dialogue journals or a message board.
Ask students for title suggestions for the piece of interactive writing e. Interactive writing can be used to write across the curriculum in any content area of science, social studies, math, language arts, and specialty classes of gym, music, or art.
Topics could also be any idea of interest to the students or any interesting event that has occurred: Young Writers Engage in the Literacy Journey She works extensively in the literacy education field and directs the Literacy Collaborative in the School of Education at Lesley University.
For first or second grade students, use Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees: The purpose of interactive writing is to teach children proper writing conventions, beyond their own approximations. Remind them of the ideas they shared in response to the reader response questions and prompts.
How do you feel about school? Specifications for Easel B. Perspectives on Journal Writing. Composing a Text 6. Mini-lessons can be used to teach writing conventions in the authentic writing context of interactive writing.
The teacher shares the writing experience with young students on chart paper or a whiteboard that is large enough for the whole class to see.
The book is filled with practical information on how to get started with interactive writing, with explicit details from specific materials to fine teaching points.
Students can sit on the rug and form a semicircle facing an easel with a piece of paper on it.
If a child is not yet writing but knows the alphabet, spell the words letter-by-letter as they write or write the words in pencil and have the child trace over them with a marking pen.Interactive Writing by Andrea McCarrier, Gay Su Pinnell & Irene C.
Fountas (Heinemann, ) Please keep in mind that Interactive Writing is much larger of a topic than I can discuss, but I want to provide you with a personal example of how it can be used in the classroom to write about our everyday classroom experiences.
This form of interactive writing is thoroughly explained and detailed in the book Interactive Writing: How Language & Literacy Come Together, K-2 by Andrea McCarrier, Gay Su Pinnell, and Irene Fountas.
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Andrea McCarrier Andrea McCarrier is the director of field-based literacy projects at The Ohio State University. Formerly a classroom teacher and research associate, she has been involved in implementing intensive long-term professional development programs in elementary schools throughout the country.
Interactive writing makes the writing process visual to the whole class. Reading literature is an excellent way to initiate interactive writing in the class, and the teacher can continue using literature as the class does interactive writing with any new book that is read throughout the year.
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