ERIC Number: ED477995
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-May-6
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Class Rules: A Beginning to Creating Community.
The shared writing program described in this lesson engages K-2 students in thinking about the process of learning and the behavioral and community needs which support a productive classroom environment. During the two 30-minute lessons, students will: participate in group discussions about learning; identify and agree on classroom goals and needs; and refer to established goals on a long-term basis in a variety of ongoing classroom events and activities. The instructional plan, a 36-item book list, web resources, student assessment/reflection activities, and a list of National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association (NCTE/IRA) Standards addressed in the lesson are included. (PM)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods, Lesson Plans, National Standards, Primary Education, Student Motivation, Writing Instruction
Managing Editor, ReadWriteThink, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: MarcoPolo Education Foundation.; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; International Reading Association, Newark, DE.