Teacher - Odds and Ends

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    Differentiate with RAFT papers

    RAFT Papers are simply a way to think about the four main things that all writers have to consider:

    • Role of the Writer
      Who are you as the writer? Are you Abraham Lincoln? A warrior? A homeless person? 
      An auto mechanic?
    • Audience
      To whom are you writing? Is your audience the American people? A friend? Your teacher? Readers of a newspaper?
    • Format
      What form will the writing take? Is it a letter? A classified ad? A speech? A poem?
    • Topic 
      What's the subject or the point of this piece? Is it to persuade a goddess to spare your life? To plead for a re-test? To call for stricter regulations on logging? 

    Sample RAFT Activity! 
    RAFT Template to use!

     

    Learning Style Surveys

    We all learn in our own best learning style.  Whether you're a kinesthetic, oral, written, or visual learner, find out yours and your students! Ready-made survey to print out for you or your students.

    For an on-line survey of learning styles: Go to ldpride.net