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Week 3 – Thursday

Time for collective reflection https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uN-DTQIHPhZHS6oh3wGoNSxb6XPJy_nQdWgVsNdCMdw/edit?usp=sharing     Advertisements

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Week 3: Day 3

Guided Reflection Protocol Simon Hole and Grace Hall McEntee, Reflection Is at the Heart of Practice. 1999 | Volume 56 | Number 8 Educational Leadership: Supporting New Teachers Pages 34-37

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Week 2, Day 5: What is good writing?

Last week, we focused on why we write and developed our identities as writers.  We discussed purpose, audience, genre, and exigence. This week, we are moving from writing purposes to writing products, from “why do we write?” to “what is good … Continue reading

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Day 4: Exigence

Exigence = Urgent situation requiring one to respond (in writing) When we sit down to write, we have to make a choice about which task to tackle first.  Should we write a poem about how much we love our kid, … Continue reading

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Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Where does the title come from? Why do you think Anne’s brother (and so many other writers) procrastinates? What is Anne Lamott afraid of? What is she anxious about? How does she manage her fear and get back to the … Continue reading

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Day 3: Genre

Does the structure of your grocery list shape your behavior, or does your behavior shape the structure of your grocery list? Carolyn R. Miller and others have defined genres as typified communicative actions in recurring situations. In other words, recognizable … Continue reading

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Day 2: Audience

Who are we writing to? What do we know about our audience? How does that shape our texts? Our students are often writing for an audience that they don’t know well. Their teachers know more and have experienced more than … Continue reading

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