Literacy Practices Event Description
In the past teachers might have talked about classroom "activities" -- a term that doesn't provide much specificity or guidance for high quality instruction.
A literacy practices approach is based in the idea that literacy is actually learned in a context and for a reason. Literacy practice teaching calls for the creation of dynamic, goal-oriented classroom "real world" or simulated "events" that create purposeful situations for student learning.
Drawing on Teaching to Exceed, for this assignment you will describe an actual or virtual event or series of related events that you might use in your own classroom to foster meaningful writing.
Your description needs to include information about:
I am not looking for a traditional or detailed lesson plan, but a thought experiment of at least 4-5 pages.
Publish your event description on the Event Description Wiki. Including images, links, and other on-line resources will add to its appeal. This wiki is linked to the official website for Teaching to Exceed.
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