Connecting Composing Strategies, Digital Literacies, and Disciplinary Content to the Common Core
Edited By Jenifer Jasinski Schneider
1. Creating Illustrations and Text during Writing Workshop (Kindergarten)
This teaching case describes Carol’s implementation of a modified writing workshop to offset a perceived decline in student vocabulary skills. Carol discussed the steps and purposes of a writing workshop, then asked students to create artwork (scarecrows) to build vocabulary, develop visual literacy, and generate writing ideas. This teaching case includes a description of the conferencing provided to one student.
• Kindergarten classroom
• Parochial school: Typically middle-class, 2-parent homes
• Class: 11 males, 9 females; 16 white, 4 Latino/Latina
• Teacher [Carol]: White female, 23 years experience at the PK–K level, currently participating in a master teaching program with a focus on writing skills
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