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As a teacher present at least one example of how you would integrate writing in your lesson in each of the following core subjects: 1) Reading 2) Math 3) Science 4) Social Studies

Feb 22, 2016 8:10pm

  • English Language Arts
  • K
  • Common Core


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    • Feb 27, 2016 5:18pm

      In math (7th grade) I often ask students to write a summarizer at the end of the lesson explaining a key idea that I want to be sure they understood correctly. I also give 100% quizzes where students have the answers to all of the questions but they have to explain why the answer is correct. (Not my idea). It works well and they usually write a lot to justify the given answers.


      • Mar 17, 2016 5:55pm

        In math (k) my students have math journals that they use to write about and illustrate their thinking. Sometimes we are all working on a problem together, sometimes the students choose this at their math station.

        • Apr 12, 2016 1:12pm

          As a biology teacher, my unit on genetics included a pro/con essay on a "hot" topic in the field (for example, cloning, genetically modified food, gene therapy, etc.) in which students would have to explain both the science and the implications of it for society.