Literacy Strategy #33
What is a Quickwrite?
Common Core Standards
*Students summarize relevant information.
*Students apply grade-appropriate academic vocabulary.
Why use this Strategy?
2. Allows students to focus more on content than mechanics of writing.
3. Scaffolding-makes writing personal for English learners, can include quickdraws
4. Makes writing fun!!!
How to use this strategy in your classroom?
2. Write about the topic
3. Read quicwrites
4.Share chosen quickwrites (usually at their groups)
5. Write a second time
Ways I would recommend using quickwrites!!
2. Allow kids to make predictions of what they think may happen next in the book we are reading.
3. Give students a question about a specific topic being covered in the next unit and let them explore with it. This allows you to see what they know, what needs to be reinforced and what is completely new to them.