Introduction to On-Demand Writing

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Introduction to On-Demand Writing
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•Bell Ringer
• List
at least 3 things you know about OnDemand Writing
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one thing you know about the
following:
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Letter
Speech
Article
Editorial
•Essential Questions
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What are the essential components of on-demand
writing prompts?
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What are some differences between on-demand and
open response?
•On-Demand Writing
On-Demand vs. Open Response
ON-DEMAND WRITING
OPEN RESPONSE
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Your opportunity to show how well
you write.
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Your opportunity to show what you
know about a specific topic
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Write answer in various forms:
letter, speech, article, or editorial
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Write answer in short answer form
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Scored based on the questionevery ORQ has its own rubric
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Will be scored on content (what
you write), Structure (organization
and sentence structures), and
Conventions (grammar and word
choice)
•On-Demand Writing
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On-Demand Writing is…
Writing to a prompt in an allotted
amount of time
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You will be given the
• Purpose
• audience
• form
You will show how well you can
• Persuade
• Inform
• Narrate
Show how well you can write!
WWF
Focus on the writing prompt!
•WWF - STEP 1
WWF is an acronym that helps you identify what you are being
asked to do.
WWF can be found in the task of the writing prompt.
Who
Who is your audience
What
What is the purpose for writing
Format
Format (genre) of your writing
AUDIENCE
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To Whom you are writing.
The audience will be given to you in the writing task.
Examples:
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parents
friend
principal
teacher
site-based council
author
student(s)
neighbor(s)
board of education, and others
•Examples
Write a letter to your teacher
persuading a field trip.
Write a feature article to your
school newspaper informing
readers about your last field
trip.
Write a speech to inform the
Board of Education about the
benefits of a field trip.
Write an editorial for your
school newspaper persuading
readers why field trips are
important.
PURPOSE
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What are you writing to do?
The purpose will be given to you in the writing task.
You will write with one of the following 3 purposes:
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Persuade
Inform
Analyze(Respond) –Narrate an event to persuade or inform
•Examples
Write a letter to your teacher
persuading a field trip.
Write a feature article to your
school newspaper informing
readers about your last field
trip.
Write a speech to inform the
Board of Education about the
benefits of a field trip.
Write an editorial for your
school newspaper persuading
readers why field trips are
important.
FORMAT (GENRE)
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What format is your writing?
The format will be given to you in the writing task.
You will write with one of the following 4 formats:
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Letter
Speech
Article
Editorial
•Examples
Write a letter to your teacher
persuading a field trip.
Write a feature article to your
school newspaper informing
readers about your last field
trip.
Write a speech to inform the
Board of Education about the
benefits of a field trip.
Write an editorial for your
school newspaper persuading
readers why field trips are
important.
•Practice WWF
SITUATION: A new 7th grade student has moved into your
school district. He has been very active in extracurricular
activities in the past such as sports, marching band and
chess club. He is anxious to find out what school activities
there are so that he can be involved in at your school.
WRITING TASK: Write a letter to the new student to inform
him about extracurricular activities he can be involved in as
a seventh grader. Be sure to include relevant details to help
him choose.
•Identify Key Words – Step 2
SITUATION: A new 7th grade student has moved into your
school district. He has been very active in extracurricular
activities in the past such as sports, marching band and
chess club. He is anxious to find out what school activities
there are so that he can be involved in at your school.
WRITING TASK: Write a letter to the new student to inform
him about extracurricular activities he can be involved in as
a seventh grader. Be sure to include relevant details to help
him choose.
Why identify key words…Key words can help you organize your writing
and make sure you answer all parts of the prompt.
Key words are also “free words” to use in your writing.
•Outline
Point you
want to
make
Main Idea
#2
Main Idea
#1
Supporting
Detail #1
Supporting
Detail #2
Supporting
Detail #3
Supporting
Detail #1
Supporting
Detail #2
Main Idea
#3
Supporting
Detail #3
Supporting
Detail #1
Supporting
Detail #2
Supporting
Detail #3
•Pre-write/List Ideas – Step 3
Rule of 3…List 3 points that each have 3 supporting details!
•List 3 extracurricular activities
•List 3 supporting details about each activity
basketball
Band
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Tryouts…
Director…
1. ….
Time…
Time…
2. ….
Coaches…
Instruments…
3. …
•Write, Revise/Edit, Write Again – Steps
4,5 &6
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Step 4- Write a first draft
• Use your prewriting to help you stay organized
• Engage your audience with a lead
• Stay focused on your topic
Step 5- Revise and Edit draft making sure your writing is clear
and complete and make appropriate corrections with spelling,
grammar etc.
• Make revisions as you write
• Make sure you are staying focused on your topic
• Re-read what you have written
Step 6- Write Again-This will be your final draft.
• Re-read what you have written
•Dissect Rubric
•EXIT SLIP
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Explain:
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Step 1
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Step 2
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Step 4
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Step 5
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Step 6
I still have questions about: _____?_____

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