Included in this packet are 6 full lesson plans for teaching mini-lessons in the trait of IDEAS (as short as 15 minutes or can be combined with class work to fill an entire 60 minute class)
Each lesson includes:
There are also 5 templates included which accompany the lesson plans for engaging hands on activities.
This set of lessons was originally designed and implemented in fifth grade classrooms and is now being used by second grade teachers as well. Many of the lessons can be used again and again for reinforcement and practice in developing Ideas for writing.