Graphic organizer to help students plan to lead a closing for writing workshop. Student closings are powerful and effective within the writing workshop. This resource helps both students and teachers to plan ahead. Students will feel confident leading a closing after thinking, writing, and planning their speaking. Speaking and Listening standards are addressed as students engage in powerful closings to truly deepen their understanding of their own, and their peers, ELA knowledge.
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
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.