Source: ASCD Express 13.03 – Five Ways to Intentionally Support Reading Independence
Category: 7. Content Area Literacy: Reading and Writing Information
Most primary students have used the picture walk technique to preview text (Stahl, 2004). By looking at and talking about the illustrations in a text, students activate prior knowledge, make predictions, and set a purpose for reading (Clay, 1991; Fountas & Pinnell, 1996). Effective primary teachers use this instructional strategy when teaching students how to …
http://digitalwritingworkshop.wikispaces.com/DWW+Resources This is an excellent resource for The Digital Writing Workshop, by Troy Hicks (Heinemann, 2009). You’ll find chapter resources and so much more! What will you learn next? How will you support your students’ writing development and digital literacy?