Purpose of text Word choice Writer's Craft Task/purpose/audience Grammar Capitalization Punctuation Spelling Science Social Studies
Students translate short pieces of academic text or literature into Text Speak. Then they translate each others’ texts back into standard English.
Students gain skills in word choice, and differentiating between writing for different tasks/purposes/audiences. They also practice reading skills like summarization, word choice analysis, and text structure; and grammar skills like spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.