Two day Institute September 19 and October 9, 2018
This two-day institute Facilitated by Dr. Kate Kinsella will focus on writing support for long-term English learners within Englilsh
Language Arts and Designated ELD coursework.
Participants will learn effective ways to:
- Introduce and unpack a model paper exemplifying the critical elements of an academic writing type: opinion essay, informative essay
- Design a student-friendly rubric that specifies the elements of the writing type
- Facilitate academic interactions that guide students in applying vocabulary, grammar, syntax and rhetorical devices they can apply in related written work
- Structure teacher-mediated doses of scaffolded writing to build foundational competencies for extended responses
- Teach distinctions in transitional expressions, thesis statements and concluding statements for opinion and informative essays
- Integrate lessons focused on paraphrasing and citation skills
- Identify and address persistent English learner grammar errors in formal writing
- Set up and monitor productive peer feedback sessions
Addresses LCAP Prioorities #2,4,5,8
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