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EDECH 413 - Ch. 7

descriptive writing writing with language that describes precisely.
expository writing informational writing that is nonfiction, writing that includes many types of experiences and is usually about information that comes from content-area subjects such as social studies or science.
formative feedback feedback provided during the reading or writing process (feedback while creating).
functional writing writing that serves clear, real-life purposes, including greeting cards and thank-you notes.
invented spelling improvised spelling for words when conventional spelling is unknown in which on letter often represents an entire word or syllable.
journal writing written entries in notebooks by children, including dialogue, which is shared with teachers or peers who respond to what they read; personal, involving private thoughts related to children's lives or topics of special interest
narrative writing involve writing original stories that are typically fiction. Good narrative stories have a beginning, middle, and an end.
persuasive writing writing that involves trying to get someone to share your point of view.
poetry writing poems can be rhymes or can follow other formulas, such as haiku or acrostics.
Process Approach to Writing steps involved in the production of text
rubrics scoring guides that give both the students and the teacher a sense of what they should strive for in their writing based on various elements.
summative feedback feedback provided at the end of an assignment.
Writing Workshop a period of time set aside for explicit writing instruction of any kind in which children practice writing skills, work on writing projects, and conference with the teacher.
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