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Joy Write Question 10

The series of posts for “Joy Write” refer to the title of the text our new Summer Institute participants are reading. This is a fabulous book that examines writing instruction, published in 2017 by Ralph Fletcher. Our SI participants are going to comment on the questions, but any reader is welcome to contribute (whether you have read the book or not).

Chapters 11-12: Ralph interviews himself in the final chapter. If you could add an interview question to ask him, what would you want to know?

Joy Write Question 9

The series of posts for “Joy Write” refer to the title of the text our new Summer Institute participants are reading. This is a fabulous book that examines writing instruction, published in 2017 by Ralph Fletcher. Our SI participants are going to comment on the questions, but any reader is welcome to contribute (whether you have read the book or not).

 

Chapter 9-10: What type of writing do you think you use most- writing to communicate or writing to think/learn/problem-solve?  What kind of writing do you ask your students to do more of?

Joy Write Question 8

The series of posts for “Joy Write” refer to the title of the text our new Summer Institute participants are reading. This is a fabulous book that examines writing instruction, published in 2017 by Ralph Fletcher. Our SI participants are going to comment on the questions, but any reader is welcome to contribute (whether you have read the book or not).

 

Chapters 8-9: Our students (and likely us as well) engage in mostly feral writing. Do you think your students consider writing Instagram captions and social media posts to be writing? Do you consider this to be writing? Why or why not?

Joy Write Question 7

The series of posts for “Joy Write” refer to the title of the text our new Summer Institute participants are reading. This is a fabulous book that examines writing instruction, published in 2017 by Ralph Fletcher. Our SI participants are going to comment on the questions, but any reader is welcome to contribute (whether you have read the book or not).

 

Chapters 6-7: Fletcher suggests many ways to tackle this informal writing-  SOL challenge, morning pages, class notebooks, etc.  Have you used any of these suggestions either personally or with your students?  If not, which would you most like to try  either for yourself or for your students?

 

Joy Write Question 6

 

The series of posts for “Joy Write” refer to the title of the text our new Summer Institute participants are reading. This is a fabulous book that examines writing instruction, published in 2017 by Ralph Fletcher. Our SI participants are going to comment on the questions, but any reader is welcome to contribute (whether you have read the book or not).

 

Chapter 5: How realistic is greenbelt writing in your classroom? Where do you see places that this type of writing may fit in?