Monday, February 7, 2011

Digital Writing - Start with a Purpose and Audience - RAFT

If you are looking to work on digital stories with your students or would like to engage your students in the writing process the following will be helpful. In our district we incorporate the writer's workshop framework. We are also looking for innovative ways to implement writing across the curriculum. The RAFT STRATEGY is one of the strategies that we have been exploring.

The document below provides some great examples of how writing can be implemented in various subjects. Each example provides examples of non-traditional purposes for writing. You will see a variety of audiences that students may write for. My Digital Writing Wiki provides resources that can be used to create and publish these writings and stories.

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