A Student's Perspective on the Writing Process

Grades 6-8 / ELA / Composition
CCSS: ELA.W.8.3b ELA.W.8.4 ELA.W.8.5

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

W

Writing Standards 6–12

8

8th Grade

3b

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

a. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.

b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

c. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among experiences and events.

d. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

e. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

W

Writing Standards 6–12

8

8th Grade

4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

W

Writing Standards 6-12

8

8th Grade

5

With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-€“3 up to and including grade 8 on page 52.)

Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.7 MB)
Lesson Objective
Follow a student through all stages of writing, from planning to peer review
Length
14 min
Questions to Consider
What role does the teacher play in each stage of the writing process?
How does Laura use a graphic organizer to help develop her ideas?
How does peer review contribute to student engagement?
Common Core Standards
ELA.W.8.3b, ELA.W.8.4, ELA.W.8.5

Supporting Materials

  • Please sign in or sign up to download Supporting Materials
  • Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 1

    Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 1

  • Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 2

    Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 2

  • Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 3

    Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 3

  • Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 4

    Laura’s Writing Journey Lesson Plan 4

  • Laura’s Writing Journey Ghost Story

    Laura’s Writing Journey Ghost Story

  • Laura’s Writing Journey Reflections

    Laura’s Writing Journey Reflections

  • A Student's Perspective on the Writing Process Summary

    A Student's Perspective on the Writing Process program summary

Add This to My Workspace in Lesson Planner

   

 

This Has Been Scheduled in Your Lesson Planner

   

 

This Has Been Saved in Your Lesson Planner

   

 

Saved in Your Lesson Planner

   

 

Scheduled in Your Lesson Planner

   

 

License This Tch Video on Your Site

Request more information about licensing

Teaching Channel's videos ​help teachers get better at teaching--no matter where they are in their careers.​ By licensing our videos, your users get unlimited access to these unparalleled tools for a period of one year. To request more information:








License Type
Licensing Users