Webinar on Process Writing

A REPORT ON TEACHING EFFECTIVE WRITING SKILLS:

A WEBINAR ON PROCESS WRITING

ON: 26 FEB 2022 AT 4PM

SPEAKER : MR. ANDREW STEELE ,HEAD OF TEACHING AND TRAINING,BURLINGTON

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PARTICIPANTS:

Mr ASHOKAN N V ,

Mr B A RAJGOLKAR,

Mr RAGHAVENDRA RAJE URS B

Ms SREELEKHA V S

DISCUSSION :ON THE SCHEMATIC NUANCES OF TEACHING IN VIEW OF INTRODUCING PROCESS METHOD OF WRITING

1. INTRODUCTION – as an ice breaking session, the resource person sought the opinion from the participants pertaining to their teaching strategies to cull out the points   inorder to drive home the idea that process method of writing is effective as compared to product method of writing

2. DEVELOPMENT

2. 1 Definition and conceptualization of both product and process method of writing

2.2 Listing out the strategies and steps involved

 

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2.3 Pragmatic implementation of process method with reference to the lesson on letter writing

a) Selection of a text/ identify a elements of language

b) strategies/drafting –individual ,group

c) reviewing-peer assessment, teacher assessment, assessment sheet based on rubrics

d) Re-editing and the publication of both teachers and students

e) Reflection and modification

3. Assessment

a)Teacher’s assessment

b) Peer assessment

eg : Pyramid of Politeness and Sandwich Assessment

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4. BENEFITS OF PROCESS WRITING:

Fosters Creativity: Unlike product writing, process writing does not have a model text as the starting point. That means that learners have the chance to use their previous knowledge and start thinking about a text based on the ideas that they come up with. When planning to use a process approach to writing, however, it is important to think about what type of text - or textual genre - the students will be asked to produce. If learners need to write a narrative, an article or an essay, focusing on ideas first might be a good choice. However, if the genre conventions are very fixed, like in e-mails, formal letters, or reports, a product approach to writing might be more suitable.

Encourages Collaborative Work: Most stages of process writing allow for group work and peer collaboration. Learners can work together while they generate and select ideas - they might end up many more ideas in the pre-writing phase if this is done collaboratively. Feedback is of paramount importance when writing is seen as a process. As learners can (and should!) write multiple drafts when this approach is adopted, feedback is present throughout. Instead of being provided by the teacher only, there is room for peer feedback and peer correction.

5.CONCLUSION:

If you ask does the process writing approach have a significant effect on the essay writing performance of the participants?

Yes, process writing approach helps in paragraph writing in a very positive and significant way as process writing approach focuses on the process of text construction, many aspects that are central to writing. It would improve the cadets' thinking because they know how to think about what to write, and analyse a text added to the brainstorming activities. As a part of a class activity it can be used to raise awareness of how a text has been planned and organized, hence significantly improve the writing performance of cadets.

By Members of English Department

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International letter writing Competition for Young People

REPORT – 2022 INTERNATIONAL LETTER WRITING COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.

Circular received from: Department of Posts KDG/L/Int Letter Writing/Dlgs 2021-22 dated at Madikeri the 22 Feb 2022.

Topic: Write a letter to someone influential explaining why and how they should take action on the climate crisis.

Age group : 09 to 15 Yrs

Total number of Cadets participated: 94 from 9 A, B & C, 05 from 10 B

Teachers involved and help extended by:

  • Mr Raghavendra Raje Urs B - Incharge as well as English Section
  • Mr Prasad MH – Member – Kannada Section
  • Ms Pratibha Kalyani – Member – Hindi Section

Cadet’s detail – whose scripts got short listed for forwarding:

1. Cdt Harsh Vardhan Roll No.957 – In English Language
2. Cdt Raghavendra Bandi Roll No. 1088 – In Kannada Language
3. Cdt Devanshu Roll No.933 – In Hindi Language

Action completed: By handing over hard copies to the Post Office, Kudige on 01 Mar 2022, 1200 hrs for further forwarding.

Hard copies of the same are attached

Raghavendra Raje Urs B
Incharge
Senior Master

Fitness Run and Cleanliness Awareness Rally

Report on  - Fitness Run and Cleanliness Awareness Rally.  - Dated 04 Mar 2022

1. A Fitness Run and Cleanliness Awareness Rally at Harangi reservoir was organised by JD, NCC COY, Sainik School Kodagu. The officers, SNOs and ANOs, NCC and PI staff, faculty members of the school and cadets participated in the fitness run and carried out a Swachhata drive.

2. The fitness run was flagged off by Col G Kannan, Principal of the school. Col G Kannan, Principal, Lt Col Seema Tripathi, Vice Principal and Sqn Ldr RK Dey, Administrative Officer and staff joined the cadets in the run which commenced from Sainik School Kodagu to Harangi Reservoir, a distance of 3.8 kms. The run was organised aligning with the Fit India 2.0 programme, initiated by the Sports Authority of India under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and a cleanliness drive in the surrounding area of the reservoir was also carried out as sought under various collaborative activities under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav programme. The run and cleanliness awareness rally was organised in response to a clarion call given by Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi to make fitness and sports a way of life among youngsters and to create awareness about importance of cleanliness for a healthy life among citizens of the locality.

3. As fitness and cleanliness are worthy contributors for playing a significant role for creating large scale awareness about importance of leading a healthy life, the staff and cadets participated in the rally by sloganeering and drawing attention of the citizens of the locality about clean and healthy environment which is the key for leading a healthy life. Through this awareness rally, the citizens were invited to make a resolve to include physical activity of at least 30 minutes daily in their lives and maintain their health and hygiene.

4. Soon after culmination of the awareness rally, the staff and cadets carried out a cleanliness drive and collected several kgs of garbage, littered by visitors and general public. This cleanliness drive is a move towards making Kodagu district clean and free from single use plastic. It also contributes in ensuring hassle free movement of tourist from all around the world in a clean environment who wish to visit the tourist destinations of the district.

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