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- This unit bundle features rich winter themed books and activities perfect for reading and writing workshop plus two winter partner plays and my winter poetry set. The books featured in this bundle include the following:Snow by Cynthia Rylant (digital included)Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlanO$28.00$40.00Save $12.00
- This William Steig bundle for five of his books including Brave Irene, Doctor DeSoto, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, The Amazing Bone, and Amos & Boris includes before, during, and after reading materials for close reading of each book. Use them for mentor text lessons, for literature circles,$20.00$25.50Save $5.50
The student will analyze the author's craft and use these observations to create a Brave Moments story. Skills addressed include making predictions, analyzing story elements, author's craft, questioning, and narrative writing.
Brave Irene is a sweet story of perseverance, courage, and determination to help others. This comprehension focused reading and writing unit includes materials for before, during, and after reading. The writing portion uses the book as a mentor text. Students write about a brave moment which can be combined for a class book. This unit is best for upper elementary.
Skills included in the unit are:
Analyzing story elements
Analyzing writing features
Question Task Cards and Response Sheet
Related writing prompt to plan, compose, revise and publish a descriptive story.
The setting is in the winter, but the story can be used year round. Teachers may wish to use this as a mentor text for narrative elements or problem/solution. The unit integrates reading comprehension skills with writer's craft.
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