This post is about describing the reciprocal connection between reading and writing development. In addition, it provides 3-5 instructional strategies in reading and writing instruction that demonstrate the reciprocal connection. This post also describes the role of the reading/literacy specialist in collaborating with classroom teachers to meet the literacy needs of diverse student at your selected grade range.
Evidenced-based practices are those effective educational strategies that correlate with research. When teachers use evidence-based practices, they can be confident in their teaching and will support student learning and achievement. When teaching reading and writing, evidence has demonstrated a significant reciprocal relationship. You should model reading and writing together to demonstrate the connection between them.
For this assignment, create a 10-12 slide digital presentation to be used as professional development for classroom teachers at your selected grade range (K-3) regarding evidence-based practices in reciprocal reading and writing instruction.
Include the following:
Description of the reciprocal connection between reading and writing development
Examples of 3-5 instructional strategies in reading and writing instruction that demonstrate the reciprocal connection.
Description of the role of the reading/literacy specialist in collaborating with classroom teachers to meet the literacy needs of diverse student at your selected grade range
Title slide, presenter’s notes, and a reference slide
Support your presentation with 3-5 scholarly resources.
While APA style format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using documentation guidelines
Reading affects writing and writing affects reading. Reading instruction is most effective when it intertwines with writing instruction and vice versa. Research has found that when children read extensively they become better writers. Reading a variety of genres helps children learn text structures and language that they can then transfer to their own writing. In addition, reading provides young people with prior knowledge that they can use in their stories. One of the primary reasons that we read is to learn. Especially while we are still in school, a major portion of what we know comes from the texts we read. Since writing is the act of transmitting knowledge in print, we must have information to share before we can write it. Therefore reading plays a major role in writing.