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Friday, March 2, 2012

3-2-2012 Exercise Your Right to Write!

Teching the Core Curriculum Content Standards
Writing Standards
Standard: W 8.10 Grades 6-8

Writing for Many Reasons

Range of Writing: STANDARD 10
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
One Word - sixty second writing prompts
Thumb Scribe is a place to create collaborative poetry
Figment - a community where you can share your story, connect with other readers, and discover new stories and authors. 
Magical Moments Around the World -  Have your students post their own magical moments and include information about your part of the world.
School-to-School International -  Pen Pal program that matches students in the United States with students in Africa
Please post a comment below if you have a site or lesson idea to share for teaching these concepts.  I would love your input!

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