Simple yet powerful, this collection of mini-lessons is the perfect introduction to writing for our youngest learners. Writer and teacher Lola M. Schaefer shares her classroom-tested ideas for teaching children how to find and focus ideas, use drawing to brainstorm and organize, choose powerful verbs, and so much more. She also addresses spacing letters and words, spelling, punctuation, and other basic skills - all within the context of students' own writing. Complete with models, think-alouds, and literature links, this rich resource will support writing workshop all year long!
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, extract or rotate pages, and edit the contents of the file.