alternatives to extended written responses

Question:

I get it, the writing aspect is the hardest of all for ELAR teachers to teach...ECRs and SCRs. Even the students are confused. But what if there's an alternative to long-winded, ambiguous, repetitious and poorly drafted written responses?

One of the many to mention is the animate with stop motion. It's fun, creative and very authentic to incorporate in many classroom writing tasks.

Posted on July 17, 2023 in response to liberty6125

A variety of ways for learners to show what they know (choice!) is what you have described. Agree, and thanks for the reminder!

Posted on July 20, 2023 in response to liberty6125

When possible for activities like these I like to offer students choice through a choice board. Some students may like the writing, while others would prefer a video format, or a stop motion format as you mentioned. Choice doesn't have to be lots of choices either. I say this really cool idea from Caitlin Tucker on gaining confidence in choice-making through a "Would you rather" stratgey. I've copied the link to the tweet.

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