Teaching Writing to Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learners by Donovan R. Walling | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Teaching Writing to Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learners

Teaching Writing to Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learners

by Donovan R. Walling
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412925193

ISBN-13: 9781412925198

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Donovan R. Walling offers innovative new ways to help these learners become effective writers! With an emphasis on matching teaching method to learning style and developing both basic writing competencies and higher-level thinking skills, this resource offers instructional strategies, sample lessons, and pathways to fluency that focus on: Organizing ideas artistically

Overview

Donovan R. Walling offers innovative new ways to help these learners become effective writers! With an emphasis on matching teaching method to learning style and developing both basic writing competencies and higher-level thinking skills, this resource offers instructional strategies, sample lessons, and pathways to fluency that focus on: Organizing ideas artistically, Using walkabout strategies to clarify concepts, Using pattern and rhythm for writing sense, and much more

Twelve sample lessons and a learning styles self-assessment make this an essential resource for teachers, literacy coaches, and curriculum designers who want to expand writing curriculum and incorporate more nonlinear methods into their instructional repertoires.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412925198
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
About the Authorxi
Introduction1
1Writing Processes and Differentiated Instruction5
Assembly-Line Writing6
Teaching Writing for Meaning7
Learning Styles and Differentiated Instruction8
Stimulus, Process, and Product10
Learning Styles Self-Assessment13
References17
2Writing About Real Things19
School Writing Versus Authentic Writing20
Multidimensional Authentic Response Writing21
And Then: The Process Phase23
Pathways to Fluency27
Sample Lesson 2.1Respond as a _ Might28
Sample Lesson 2.2Multidimensional Authentic Response Writing30
References31
3Observing, Then Writing33
Sensory Reportage33
Visual Reportage35
Auditory Reportage35
Kinesthetic Reportage37
Translation Into Different Forms38
Sense Exploration39
Writing Up the Taxonomy42
Sample Lesson 3.1Template and Checklist Strategies43
Sample Lesson 3.2Observation and Sensory Reportage45
References46
4Organizing Artistically47
Pearls-on-a-String Organization47
Inductive and Deductive Organization50
Inverted Pyramid Organization53
Identifying Key Ideas55
Another Translation: Factual Reportage57
Sample Lesson 4.1Gathering and Organizing Information58
Sample Lesson 4.2Artistic Organization59
5Clarifying Ideas Using Walkabout Strategies61
Walkabouts62
Paragraph Walkabouts65
Auditory and Kinesthetic Paragraph Walkabouts67
Collaborative Planning, Drafting, and Revising68
Guide on the Side70
Sample Lesson 5.1Paragraph Walkabout and Sense Exploration71
Sample Lesson 5.2Paragraph Walkabout Analysis73
6Using Patterns and Rhythms for Writing Sense75
Discerning and Adjusting Patterns and Rhythms76
Translating the Visual and the Auditory for Kinesthetic Learning80
Brevity, Elaboration, and Conceptual Density81
Outlining to Revise83
Sample Lesson 6.1Outlining to Revise-and Revising85
Sample Lesson 6.2Patterns and Rhythms for Writing Sense87
7Choosing the Right Words89
Basic Words: Nouns and Verbs89
Correct and Politically Correct91
More Basic Words: Adjectives and Adverbs95
Brevity97
Spelling Improvement99
Sample Lesson 7.1Reviewing the Words100
Sample Lesson 7.2Up Close-Choosing the Right Words101
References102
8Increasing Focused Engagement103
Selective Correction104
The Importance of Portfolios106
Making and Using Rubrics108
Rubrics and the SAT Essay111
Concluding Thoughts and a Final Checklist112
References113
Resources115
Print115
Online116
Index117

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