September 2007 PM Writing Linking reading to writing

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September 2007 PM Writing Linking reading to writing Slide 2 PM Writing September 072 Linking reading to writing in the first three years of school Slide 3 PM Writing September 073 PM Writing the approach PM Writing is a core writing program for the first three years of school. The program adopts the wholepartwhole approach for daily writing: Whole modelled, shared and interactive writing Part guided writing, small group, paired or independent writing Whole class shared time Slide 4 PM Writing September 074 PM Writing components 3 x Exemplars for Teaching Writing (large format books) 54 x Levelled Exemplar Texts (Levels 525; 16 pages; dual level; dual texts from levels 16/17 onwards) 3 x Student Books 3 x Teachers Resource Books include: Interactive Writing Pro Formas (IWB) and Lesson Planner (CD-ROM) PM Writing Teaching in Practice (Indexed videos modelling teaching strategies for writing) (DVD) total of 66 components across program Slide 5 PM Writing September 075 PM Writing component overview 1 st year of school Student Book Exemplars for Teaching Writing (large format) 18 Levelled Exemplar Books (levels 5-12) Teachers Resource Book (incl Lesson Planner and Interactive Writing Pro Formas; Teaching in Practice DVD) 2 nd year of school Student Book Exemplars for Teaching Writing (large format) 18 Levelled Exemplar Books (levels 14-19) Teachers Resource Book (incl Lesson Planner and Interactive Writing Pro Formas; Teaching in Practice DVD) 3 rd year of school Student Book Exemplars for Teaching Writing (large format) 18 Levelled Exemplar Books (levels 20-25) Teachers Resource Book (incl Lesson Planner and Interactive Writing Pro Formas; Teaching in Practice DVD) Slide 6 PM Writing September 076 PM Writing text types Text Type1 st year of school2 nd year of school3 rd year of school TaughtExposedTaughtExposedTaughtExposed Recount Description Information Report Narrative Procedure Exposition Explanation Discussion Slide 7 PM Writing September 077 Slide 8 8 PM Writing Exemplars for Teaching Writing Large format books for whole class and small group modelled, shared and guided sessions Include text type exemplars designed for teachers to model the conventions of written language Present and deconstruct the text structure and language features of the eight text types taught in PM Writing 3 double-page spreads for each text type (48 pages in total) Slide 9 PM Writing September 079 PM Writing Exemplars for Teaching Writing Text Presentation page Slide 10 PM Writing September 0710 PM Writing Exemplars for Teaching Writing Text Structure page highlights structural elements of the text type Slide 11 PM Writing September 0711 PM Writing Exemplars for Teaching Writing Language Features page highlights key language features of the text type Slide 12 PM Writing September 0712 PM Writing Levelled Exemplar Texts Designed for use in modelled, shared, guided and independent writing sessions as well as for use in independent reading Present genre, text types, text structures and text forms Reinforce the conventions of written language modelled in the Exemplars for Teaching Writing Levelled in accordance with PM levelling criteria so that students can read with success and use them successfully as models for their own writing. Slide 13 PM Writing September 0713 PM Writing Levelled Exemplar Texts Level indicator Text Type Slide 14 PM Writing September 0714 PM Writing Levelled Exemplar Texts Text Type, Text Form, Genre, Purpose Text Structure Other texts in the same bridging colour level listed Key Learning Area, Theme Language Features Slide 15 PM Writing September 0715 PM Writing Levelled Exemplar Texts Slide 16 PM Writing September 0716 PM Writing Levelled Exemplar Texts Slide 17 PM Writing September 0717 PM Writing Student Books Include writing scaffolds for the planning, drafting, revising, editing and publishing stages of writing each of the text types explicitly taught at each year of school Reinforce the knowledge and skills students have gained through exposure to the Exemplars for Teaching Writing and Levelled Exemplar Books Provide a range of activities designed to consolidate and extend students knowledge of the text structure and language features of each text type Slide 18 PM Writing September 0718 PM Writing Student Books scaffolded pages for planning and drafting for the text types taught at each year of school questions prompt students as they structure their texts Slide 19 PM Writing September 0719 PM Writing Student Books scaffolded page for revising editing checklists for text structure and language features Slide 20 PM Writing September 0720 PM Writing Student Books publishing page activity pages link to the Exemplars for Teaching Writing or Levelled Exemplar Texts activity pages based on text structure or language features of the text type Slide 21 PM Writing September 0721 PM Writing Teachers Resource Books Comprehensive lessons for whole class, small group and independent reading and writing sessions Lessons based around text types and themes Developmentally appropriate assessment guidelines for the first three years of school that provide a continuum of learning Interactive Writing Pro Formas designed for use on interactive whiteboards, data projectors and PCs (CD-ROM) Lesson Planner (CD-ROM) PM Writing Teaching in Practice indexed video clips demonstrating teaching strategies for writing Slide 22 PM Writing September 0722 PM Writing Interactive Writing Pro Formas Designed for use on interactive whiteboards, data projectors and PCs Suitable for whole class and small group shared writing sessions Pro formas for each text type highlight text structure and key language features, providing an environment in which students can actively contribute to the writing process and work alongside the teacher to construct meaningful texts Images can be imported into the pro formas to stimulate students imagination as they construct texts Key language features can be colour-coded within texts Completed texts can be published, exported to Word and printed Supplied on CD inside the back cover of the Teachers Resource Books Slide 23 PM Writing September 0723 PM Writing Interactive Writing Pro Formas key language features can be colour- coded within text vocabulary examples provided for each key language feature (these can be added to and saved) pop up Teacher Focus notes provided Slide 24 PM Writing September 0724 PM Writing Interactive Writing Pro Formas the Publish screen brings all of the text together key language feature colour-coding carries across from previous screen Slide 25 PM Writing September 0725 PM Writing Lesson Planner Allows teachers to organise lesson plans and assign small- group reading and writing tasks to students Supplied on CD inside the back cover of the Teachers Resource Books Slide 26 PM Writing September 0726 PM Writing why dual levels? The PM Writing Levelled Exemplar Texts have been dual levelled to: give the authors more flexibility to use sentence structures that flow in natural language ensure that the meticulous grading of the PM Story Books remains as constant as possible allow the authors to present to young readers text type exemplars that include correct language features, thereby enabling them to use the books as models for their own writing. Slide 27 PM Writing September 0727 PM Writing unique selling points PM now explicitly links the reading and writing processes offers teachers a complete guided writing program for the first three years of school takes students along a continuum of learning to write provides teachers with a high level of instructional support includes Levelled Exemplar Texts featuring text type exemplars that students can read with success and use as models for their own writing has a strong assessment focus