Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing is a skill that all businesses want their employees to be able to do well.  Teachers in all content areas must add writing to their content courses.  In so doing, they not only enhance their students' writing ability, but they also increase the understanding of the content and the vocabulary of the discipline.  Teachers can use writing as a classroom assessment for learning as they examine students' explanations of what they are learning.

Journals

Response Logs

Learning Logs

Dialogue Journals

Quick Writes

RAFT

The Writing Process

Writing in Specific Content Areas

Graphic Organizers

Directions for Folded Books

 

Websites on Writing Across the Curriculum:

The Writing Site

http://www.thewritingsite.org/resources/curriculum/default.asp

Incorporating Writing into the Content Area Classroom

http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/languagearts/secondary/writing/014writinghaven

Online Writing Lab:  Writing Across the Curriculum

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/WAC/

Writing Across the Curriculum

http://712educators.about.com/cs/writingresources/a/writing.htm

 

 

Teach 21 Home

Activating Prior Knowledge
Vocabulary Development
Comprehension Strategies
Summarization Techniques
Writing Across the Curriculum
Getting to Know Students
Technology Tools