Burro's Tortillas: Writing a Cooperative Paragraph

In this video, the teacher walks her students through a cooperative paragraph summarizing story beginning, middle, and end, using small group work, visual support to foster interaction and oral language development and content-embedded written "mistakes" to teach spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.

Content Comments 

Shared writing and effective use of support are key activities in primary school instruction. Elements of writing are taught as part of content instruction rather than in a decontextualized manner.