Reflection: Organizational Systems Writing an Informational Report: Prewriting - Section 1: Reviewing a Report

 

I think it may be time to institute writing notebooks in my class.  It took so long to review the parts of the report that my students lost their momentum to begin their prewriting.  If they had Interactive Notebooks for writing, they could have just reviewed the parts of a report and we could have kept it moving.  

One of the reasons I use the Interactive Student Notebook in reading is so that my students have access to all the learning we do.  It makes perfect sense to carry that over into writing. This type of access to information puts the student in charge of deciding when they need the support of the notebook.  

I think for next year, I need to figure out how to incorporate an interactive writing notebook alongside my interactive reading notebooks- for everyone's sake!!

  Reflection: Writing Notebooks
  Organizational Systems: Reflection: Writing Notebooks
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Writing an Informational Report: Prewriting

Unit 20: What Do You Want to Know???? Writing an Informational Report
Lesson 6 of 9

Objective: SWBAT plan the writing of an informational report.

Big Idea: The prewriting step in the writing process is the most undervalued of all the steps!!

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