Strategies for Kindergarten Writing

Provide a space and activities that will encourage children to work independently in the company of other children.

Encourage interaction and the sharing of ideas and work.

Model enthusiasm for your work and the work of others.

Get kids excited about sounds and words.
Provide immediate oral and written responses to work as often as possible.
Be an active partner in putting together a writing portfolio.
Provide developmentally appropriate activities that cater to the individual.
Integrate assessment and teaching.
Model response and revision of your and other writers' work.
Reinforce concepts with active tasks that allow children to explore language in a variety of interesting ways.
Use play to help children make sense of the written word.