Caitlin and Jessica dive into the frustration of students not meeting writing standards in this episode of Teaching Middle School ELA. Strategies to improve writing, including using a proven writing framework called the EBW approach is discussed. Tune in for practical ways to incorporate the EBW approach into your classroom and elevate your students’ writing scores in just 30 minutes or less.
Tune in now to hear:
- [00:00:52] Caitlin and Jessica welcome listeners to this episode by inviting them to a free writing PD series hosted by EB Academics. Today’s episode centers around how to increase student writing scores and addresses common struggles with teaching writing.
- [00:03:44] Improving students’ writing scores involves two key strategies: using a proven framework (claim, premise, evidence, and justification) and incorporating it into every writing assignment,
- [00:08:26] Teachers can integrate the EBW framework into all ELA activities to promote critical thinking, research skills, and persuasive communication. This proven approach improves the credibility of arguments and fosters a deeper understanding of the subject matter.
- [00:12:01] Caitlin reminds listeners to sign up for the free writing PD series at ebteacher.com/writing.
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