Written Expression Strategy: Scribner’s Task Reconstruction Writing Strategy Appropriate Grade Level: 6th-12th grades Procedures/Steps: Have students reconstruct tasks performed in their vocational classes in written form for English class. Student will develop narrative essays and instructional manuals to teach others what the learned in their vocational programs. For example, if student is in a home economics class, the student would take detailed notes on how she sewed a set of curtains and then take those notes to their English class and create a written paper about how to sew curtains based on the notes she had taken. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompress ed) dec ompres sor are needed to s ee this pic ture. Comments and/or tips: This strategy will help the student take careful, detailed notes on what processes/tasks they learn in their vocational class, and be able to generalize their lessons to writing. Source: Darvin, Jacqueline. (2006). Real world cognition doesn’t end when the bell rings. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 49(5), 398-407.