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The Writing Place

Strategies for Writing to Learn in ELA

Writing to Demonstrate Knowledge in ELA:
Writing Techniques
| Writing Forms/Formats

Grammar
Poetry
Literary Criticism
RESOURCES


Strategies for Writing to Learn in
English/Language Arts

See the Table of Contents of this teachers' guide to Writing Across the Curriculum in English Language Arts for descriptions, implementation ideas, and examples of these strategies for writing to learn in English/Language Arts:

  • Anticipation Guides
  • Before, During and After Interactive Notes
  • Cause-Effect
  • Column Notes
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Concept/Vocabulary Expansion
  • Consolidating Thought (Summarizing, Synthesizing, Inferring, Discussion Web)
  • CRAFTS: Context, Role, Audience, Format, Topic, and Strong Verb
  • Credibility Of a Source
  • FQIP: Focus-Question-Image-Predict
  • Inquiry Charts
  • Idea Funnel
  • Journaling
  • Main Idea
  • Marginal Notes
  • Predict-O-Gram Writing
  • Previewing and Generating Text Purposes
  • Quick Write-Free Write
  • Time-Sequence
  • Understanding Story
  • Visualizing and Recording Mental Images
  • Write-Pair-Share-Write

Writing to Demonstrate Knowledge in ELA:

Writing Techniques

See the Table of Contents of this teachers' guide to Writing Across the Curriculum in English Language Arts for descriptions, implementation ideas, and examples of these techniques for writing to demonstrate knowledge in English/Language Arts:

  • Writing Guidelines
  • Process Writing
  • Conferring
  • Invention: Brainstorming, Nut-Shelling, SCAMPER, etc.
    Principles Of Coherence
  • Peer Reviewing
  • Structures For Compare and Contrast
  • Orchestrating Organization: Outline/Reverse Outline, Webbing/ Clustering/ Mapping, Chunking
  • Thinking Through Writing
  • Using Rubrics For Backwards Planning

Writing to Demonstrate Knowledge in ELA:

Writing Forms/Formats

See the Table of Contents of this teachers' guide to Writing Across the Curriculum in English Language Arts for descriptions, implementation ideas, and examples of these forms/formats for writing to demonstrate knowledge in English Language Arts:

  • Essay
  • Informational Texts
  • I-Search Paper
  • Journalistic Writing
  • Multi-Genre Paper
  • Narrative Writing
  • Poetry
  • Research Report
  • Response To Reading
  • Report Writing
  • Toulmin’s Model (Argumentation)
  • Writing From Knowledge and Experience
Writing Poetry

Lesson Plans

Literary Criticism

Grammar

Punctuation

Apostrophes

Commas

Colons

Hyphens and Dashes

Italics

Parenthesis

Quotation Marks

Semicolons

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling

Accept/Except

Affect/Effect

Cannot

Could Have/Should Have/Would Have

Contractions

Its/It's

Lay/Lie

Than/
Then

There/Their/They're

Writing Numbers

Your/You're

Sentence Style

Clauses Video

Eliminating Wordiness Exercise

Prepositional Phrases Video

Sentence Purpose Video

Tense Consistancy

Capitalization

Sentence Combining

 

Sentence Structure

Dependant Clause Examples

Independant and Dependant Clauses Exercise

Parallel Structure

Pronoun-Antecedant Agreement Rules

Run-on Sentences Video

Sentence Fragments

Subject Verb Agreement

RESOURCES