Looking for a great mentor text to use with your students so you can lift the level of the way they use conventions in their writing? If so, then all you need is this craft table and a copy of Allan Ahlberg's Book The Pencil
, and you're ready to have quite a few successful writing conferences with your students. I've dissected Ahlberg's Book and have created wordy teaching points so you can truly help your students to see what craft moves Ahlberg made (at least, the ones I think she made) and how they can do the same thing as a writer.
Say goodbye to the days of "Good writers points of ellipses to show a character's voice trail off," and say hello to the days of using precise language to help students understand crafting strategies that will help them write with voice.
This craft table includes explanations of the following craft moves:
Capitalized Words After Ellipses
Capitalized Words Within Prose
Ellipses in Dialogue
Ellipses in Prose
Also, two non-conventions related sections are in this document, which deal with satisfying conclusions and repetition of conversation styles.
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