The reading-writing connection

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The importance of reading in the writing process and the importance of writing in the reading process.

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The reading-writing connection: The importance of reading in the writing process : 

The reading-writing connection: The importance of reading in the writing process Prof. Maty García-Arroyo Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Metro Campus

Understanding the relationship between reading and writing is important to become a better reader and writer! : 

Understanding the relationship between reading and writing is important to become a better reader and writer!

The importance of reading in writing : 

The importance of reading in writing

Writing is reinforced by: : 

Writing is reinforced by: Talking Listening Reading

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When we read, we get ideas that can help us to start writing. By reading, we can document better what we are writing about. When we read, we learn new vocabulary that is meaningful. By reading we learn grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Reading while we are writing : 

Reading while we are writing You need to remember that you should read what you write before it is turned in for others to read. Reading our work helps us to discover new ideas, new directions, and better ways of saying our ideas.

Reading aloud : 

Reading aloud In other words, reading our own texts allow us to revise and rewrite.

Others can also read to us what we have written. : 

Others can also read to us what we have written. We can hear our writing. We can detect gaps or flaws in our writing. We can detect grammatical errors.

The reader has to think of the writer and the writer has to think of the reader. : 

The reader has to think of the writer and the writer has to think of the reader.

Reading or “writing” ineffective paragraphs: : 

Reading or “writing” ineffective paragraphs: Helps students understand the importance of cohesive devices.

Reading involves constructing meaning, and writing involves constructing meaning. Reading and writing are thinking processes. : 

Reading involves constructing meaning, and writing involves constructing meaning. Reading and writing are thinking processes.

Reading and writing : 

Reading and writing Reading and writing are not solitary acts. Sometimes by sharing we can process a text better or we can write a text better.

A variety of writing tools helps process a reading. : 

A variety of writing tools helps process a reading. Reading logs Learning logs (response journals) Graphic organizers Note-taking Summarizing

Writing is an opportunity for students to analyze and explore the meaning of texts read.Writing can be used to discover meaning and to understand and communicate meaning to others. : 

Writing is an opportunity for students to analyze and explore the meaning of texts read.Writing can be used to discover meaning and to understand and communicate meaning to others.

Better writers tend to be better readers. Better readers tend to be better writers. : 

Better writers tend to be better readers. Better readers tend to be better writers.

Writing can be seen as a scaffold (support) for processing a text. : 

Writing can be seen as a scaffold (support) for processing a text.

Reading can be seen as a scaffold for writing. : 

Reading can be seen as a scaffold for writing.

Therefore, it is important to remember to read while we write and to write while we read. : 

Therefore, it is important to remember to read while we write and to write while we read.

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