The strands focus on academic oracy proficiency in oral expression and comprehensionauthentic reading, and reflective writing to ensure a literate Texas. The strands are integrated and progressive with students continuing to develop knowledge and skills with increased complexity and nuance in order to think critically and adapt to the ever-evolving nature of language and literacy. Strands include the four domains of language listening, speaking, reading, and writing and their application in order to accelerate the acquisition of language skills so that students develop high levels of social and academic language proficiency. Although some strands may require more instructional time, each strand is of equal value, may be presented in any order, and should be integrated throughout the year.
Thank you for coming today!! Your presentation was great! I am very excited to finally have a curriculum to follow. In the past, we did not have a curriculum that was school wide.
When our students came in, they all brought various programs with them. It took a lot of work to get everyone on the same page.
Now, this will not be the problem with all grade levels teaching the same method. Thank you so much.
Teacher at Romeo Elementary "all I can say is wow! Being a new teacher I have found that writing is a tough subject to teach, and engage students.
I struggled with finding a way to get students to enjoy writing. After attending your training and hearing other teachers speak of how wonderful the program is I was super excited. The way it is structured offers an easy way for me to teach writing as well as an easy way for my students to understand the writing process.
Thank you so much for offering this program to teachers. I'm so glad Top Score is out there to help us teach writing on informational texts and opinions, and how to pull information and evidence from the texts! Teacher at Ward Highlands Elementary "I was impressed! I used Top Score for the fist time last year, and I was impressed!
Writing an essay this long is a challenge for my second grade students, so we are working on it over several days. I want to be very deliberate about the process so the students can understand the process of how to write organized paragraphs with clear details to support the main idea, as well as introductory and concluding paragraphs. Introduce and explain the different types of expository writing to your students with our lesson plan. View examples, then play a fun game to make sure students understand the concept. Second Grade Writing Worksheets & Printables. Writing proficiency isn’t a skill that can be taught or memorized overnight. It requires repeated exposure, practice, and a little inspiration for writers of any age to find their groove.
The stories that the students read to use in their writing were of high interest. I was easily able to incorporate this program into my day due to the variety of reading pieces.
Top Score also emailed updated lessons and tips throught the school year! The lessons are very easy to follow and the kids are constantly engaged every lesson. Your trainings, Lisa, are great as well! I also love the fact that you send email updates about information and update lessons when needed.
As well as a fantastic review before the test. Last year, I did get a chance to do the Write Around The Room lesson and the students were fully engaged and loved it! Anything to get out of their seats sometimes.
Thanks again for everything! The program helped me tremendously, as I teach 5th grade and had to prepare my students for the FSA Writing.
I have always felt that teaching writing was an area needing improvement. Top Score Writing helped me become a better writing teacher through structured lessons and online support.
Would strongly recommend this program to anyone!This page provides a summary of the key sixth grade curriculum and learning objectives for language arts, math, social studies, and science. Under each is a more detailed description of what children learn in sixth grade subjects, including detailed lesson descriptions of Time4Learning learning activities.
Second Grade Writing Worksheets & Printables In second grade, young writers begin to develop complex writing abilities, building on growing vocabularies, spelling knowledge, and comprehension.
Our themed writing prompts and exercises will help kids enrich their language skills and imaginations. grupobittia.com-Literacy.W Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Writing is a complex process that includes everything from handwriting skill to sentence construction to planning and drafting a story. We've found apps that help young children along all of the steps of the writing process, including the final stages — publishing and sharing your writing with others.
Explain expository writing to your second-grade class. Expository writing is writing that informs the reader. It is not anecdotal or a story, but rather a sharing of information.
Feel confident teaching writing all year long! 5 genre based writing units that include quick-read lesson plans, graphic organizers, posters, grammar/vocab activities, writing project templates, task cards, writing examples, and more!