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Exit Slips

Choose from hundreds of topics and strategies. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Home › Professional Development › Strategy Guides Strategy Guide Research Basis Strategy in Practice Related Resources This strategy guide introduces the concept of using Exit Slips in the classroom to help students reflect on what they have learned and express what or how they are thinking about the new information.

The Exit Slip strategy is used to help students process new concepts, reflect on information learned, and express their thoughts about new information. This strategy can also be used to publish student comments, ideas, and opinions. Albers, Peggy. Wagner, Barb. Understanding Irony. Writing Workshop. Five Card Flickr. The Best Websites For K-12 Writing Instruction/Reinforcement. Here’s another one of my “Best of…” lists.

The Best Websites For K-12 Writing Instruction/Reinforcement

This time it’s focused on websites to support writing instruction/reinforcement for grades K-12. You might also find these other writing-related “The Best…” lists useful: K-12 is a pretty wide-range, and there are some sites here that are obviously more geared towards either younger or older students. I used my usual criteria though, which is that they all need to be accessible to English Language Learners and to teachers who only know how to email and copy and paste a url address. I’m feeling a little conflicted about making this list. I believe the best way computers can help students become better writers is by their just using wordprocessing. Another reason I’m a bit conflicted is because I believe the best writing curriculum out there, by far, is the one offered by the WRITE Institute. (You can now purchase — for $20 each — the supplemental units the WRITE Institute creates and then reproduce them for a one-time classroom use.

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Persuasive Writing. Digital Storytelling. The Art Of Storytelling » Home. Boom Writer. BoomWriter lets you easily incorporate and experience the benefits of technology as your students are engaged in the following (or similar) standards-based learning activities: Grade 3 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

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Using BoomWriter’s feature allowing teachers to create their own story start, students collaboratively create imagined multi-paragraph personal narratives using a teacher generated prompt (e.g. “When I woke up on Saturday morning, I had no idea I was in for the craziest day of my entire life…”). Grade 5 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2 - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. Grade 6 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. Story Starters.

Learning English Through Film.