Teachers and Students "Sharing the Pen" to Create Meaningful Text
Interactive writing is a dynamic process by which teachers and students create meaningful text together. This cutting-edge resource provides background information, student writing samples, and simple guidelines for implementing this powerful strategy in the classroom. In addition, Interactive Writing includes over 30 creative and unique cross-curriculum activity ideas, extensions, and tips for integrating this writing component into a balanced literacy program. Great for teachers at all levels of experience. Great for ESL/ELL!Your students will experience success in writing and reading as they participate in interactive writing- a dynamic process in which teachers and students "share the pen," or take turns writing meaningful text one word or letter at a time. Interactive Writing is a comprehensive resource book that provides a complete overview of the interactive writing method with student writing samples, teaching tips, and simple guidelines for implementing this powerful strategy. Interactive Writing also includes over 30 creative, unique cross-curriculum activity ideas and extensions for integrating this writing component into a balanced literacy program that includes all students-from emergent to developing and more advanced readers. Incorporate activities and ideas from Interactive Writing into your classroom curriculum to help your students become involved and more competent readers and writers.