In this collection of engaging mini-lessons and companion reproducible pages, teacher Dave Leochko shares his favorite writing lessonsaones that have really helped his students become better writers. The classroom-tested lessons in this book take young writers through all the steps of the writing process, including getting an idea, revising a story, and conferencing with other writers, while also targeting specific skills, such as using punctuation correctly, varying sentence structure, making characters believable, and developing a plot. The reproducible pages feature activities that let students apply new skills, as well as writing tips and strategies they can collect and use a reference. For use with Grades 4-8.They often include numbered steps, pictures that help explain the steps, and a list of materials or ingredients that a reader will need. You can write how-to instructions for any type of process or procedure, from building a birdhouse to baking a cake. Other how-to ideas ... Other advice columnists answer questions about specific topics, such as car repair, gardening, or money management. Try writing ananbsp;...
|Title||:||25 Quick Mini-Lessons to Teach Narrative Writing|
|Publisher||:||Scholastic Inc. - 2000|