Are you looking for ways to improve your students writing? Before you get "Back to School" check this product out as it is not like any other resource you’ve seen. Although you can implement this at any point during your year-- It is a must have to start your year supporting students in accountable talk and writing structures! This package emphasizes developing language that students use when communicating with Accountable Talk when speaking and in turn apply to their writing. More importantly, it can be used for ALL content areas. Explore the PREVIEW for a glance at the product.
This includes an accountable talk resource for everyday discussion on any topic and the topic five language functions for speaking and writing. If students can say it and discuss it with language, then they will be able to write it. Included are 32 pages of language tools for speaking and writing, along with editable templates. No matter what you want students to write, these tools will raise your students writing abilities because it doesn’t just provide an organizer or steps, it actually builds language and is not limiting.
INCLUDES EVERYTHING TO TEACH THE FOLLOWING:
General Accountable Talk
Help your students have meaningful discussions with language to carry on any conversation. Includes a simple implemented strategy and discussion card that has everything you need.
This tool is great for taking any discussion or text and supporting students in generating thoughtful quotes while explaining their importance. Students seem to embed quotes, but forget to link it to their topic and expand on why it is important in context. With a highly scaffolded and editable tool you can support your students across any text, skill, and focus their writing.
Descriptive/Explanation Language & Writing
Help your students speak and write with descriptive language. Tools include descriptive language, constructed response with leveled language, paragraph writing to essays and suggestions for thinking maps or graphic organizers.
Opinion/Propositional Language & Writing
Terms like opinion, argumentative, persuasive and many more can be used for this type of language and writing. Tools to support the language of opinion, constructed responses with leveled language, paragraph to essays and suggestions for thinking maps or graphic organizers are included.
Compare/Contrast Language & Writing
This is a very important and higher level of critical thinking that is necessary for students to be able to do. But too often, students are not able to do this well. With the tools your students will be able use the language for compare and contrast to generate discussion, constructed responses, paragraph and essay writing.
Cause & Effect Language & Writing
This can be confusing for students to speak and write with full understanding. They often confuse cause and effect. With the language supports and tools students will be able to identify, answer and write with cause and effect.
Sequence Language & Writing
While the language of sequence seems simple it has a vast use within other language and writing types and is needed for narrative writing, explaining a procedure in science and much more. This tool helps your students really think about which sequence language is needed for their discussion, constructed response, paragraphs and essays.
TPT Credit: This is an amazing package that will support your students in writing. Get TPT credit when you purchase and leave feedback. If there is ever any problems please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org and I will get back to you quickly. Thanks for your purchase.