By Dr. Diana Dumetz Carry. Hands-on strategies and a variety of support materials in this easy-to-implement program enliven the writing process and empower students to write with dynamic vocabulary, express their ideas, and share their voice. Writing Destinations provides teachers with a complete set of resources to-
Build an authentic writing environment that documents each step of the writing process.
Guide students' pre-writing and idea generation for a strong first draft.
Anchor the editing and revising process students apply throughout multiple drafts.
Use vocabulary-driven strategies to focus students' writing.
Writing Destinations Small Group Kits include-
(intended for use by six students at a time)
Teacher's Resource Guide: full-color, 120-page guide for professional learning and explicit instruction
CD-ROM: features activities, ThinkSheets, language supports, models, and assessments
Writing Prompt Bank: 100 cards-25 each of narrative, expository, persuasive, and descriptive writing prompts
Writing Resource & Journal (6 copies): 72-page book includes space for students to build graphic organizers, a mini thesaurus with Tier 1 and Tier 2 words, and more! (Additional copies sold separately.)
Reading Rods Kits: 1 Vocabulary Individual Student Kit and 1 Sentence-Construction Individual Student Kit
Reading Rods Vocabulary Activity Cards: 48 additional activities reinforce strategy instruction (24 cards included in Reading Rods Vocabulary Kits)
Sentence Activity Strips: 6 blank write-on/wipe-off 3' long strips