Module 3: A Deeper Look at Meaningful Writing
Lessons are designed for educators wishing to increase their understanding of disciplinary literacy at their own pace.
Lesson 3.2: Disciplinary Literacy in Action—Meaningful Writing
Lesson 3:2: Disciplinary Literacy in Action - Meaningful Writing
Task 1: A Virtual Classroom Visit: 7th Grade Science
View the video of DeDee Quinn and Susie Teague co-teaching in Mrs. Quinn’s 7th grade science classroom. In this lesson, Mrs. Quinn and Mrs. Teague use multiple meaningful writing strategies to support students as they process the presentations of their peers.
Task 2: A Virtual Classroom Visit: 7th Grade Mathematics
View the video of Jane Meadors 7th grade mathematics classroom. In this lesson, Mrs. Meadors adapts the Chain Notes writing strategy for use in her mathematics classroom and then uses an exit ticket as a meaningful writing strategy for students to reflect on how the Chain Notes strategy helped them learn the mathematics.
Task 3: Disciplinary Literacy Strategy--Circle, Triangle, Square Reflection
Complete the following Circle, Triangle, Square Reflection prompts based on the two virtual classroom visits: