Connecting Composing Strategies, Digital Literacies, and Disciplinary Content to the Common Core
Edited By Jenifer Jasinski Schneider
15. Hot and Spicy Words: Motivating Writing and Vocabulary Development (Fifth Grade)
Using a series of classroom routines and unexpected activities, Mrs. Quintero created a classroom atmosphere that encouraged risk-taking and learning enjoyment. In this environment, she guided students to focus on their word choice and vocabulary development to improve their writing.