Summary The article The Process Writing Method (Jarvis, 2002) begins with a brief description of the method and the rationale behind it. According to Jarvis, the Process …show more content…
With the teacher’s help, students work as a group to develop their own story. Accuracy at this stage is not as important as fluency. Positive feedback and encouragement, however, are extremely important, as students need to feel good about themselves. Students are encouraged to write in their journals on a daily basis. It is also important to note that teachers do not need to mark and correct everything the students write. What is more important is that students practice writing. Teachers also need to devote time to feedback through individual sessions or “conferences”. There are typically two types of conferences: a content conference in which the teacher asks the student about his or her story and a skill conference where the teacher emphasizes basic writing skills such as spelling, punctuation and …show more content…
6 All students need to fell good about the progress they have made. 6
Grammar In my experience, adults are much more affected by the criticism of their classmate than young students. 6 …the student will improve in their language ability. 6 The Process Writing method is an approach that has help me developed many youngsters and adults into wonderful writers.
Punctuation In my class, I explain to my students that writing like anything else they want to get better at requires practice. 7 If your student is involved in a sport, they will attend practice all week long, however, the wins and losses that occur during practice are not recorded. 7 When a teacher does this the writing is no longer the students writing. 10
Quotations/referencing - Whole Language Strategies for ESL Students by Gail Heald-Taylor (1994)
- Heald-Taylor (1986) describes her method … 1 & 2 A whole paragraph was quoted from the book, but no page number was mentioned. 2