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This writing mini-lesson bundle addresses the age old question, "What am I going to do today for my writing mini-lesson?" Each mini-lesson helps to build competent, equipped, and motivated kindergarten writers!
If you have been to my writing workshop presentation, this bundle follows the monthly mini-lessons for a year's worth of writing mini-lessons.
This unit is standards based and has been aligned to the CC and Texas Teks for writing.
Each unit contains:
General information on writer's workshop and the mini-lesson
9 easy to follow writing mini-lessons
A variety of writing paper templates for many levels of writers.
Extra writing paper for your writing center *optional
Lessons in the September Unit:
My Squiggle Story
Drawing and Labeling
Bubble gum Spelling
Focus on a topic
I know all about me!
A Special Fish
Johnny Appleseed Informative writing
Lessons in the October Unit:
Writers organize Part 1
Writers organize Part 2
Spider’s Web of organization
Spiders- informative writing
Bats- Explanatory writing
Bats- opinion writing
Apples and Pumpkins Contrast
Pumpkins- Sequence Writing
Fire Safety Sequence writing
Lessons in the November Unit
What is Voice?
Voice through Feelings
Voice through Word Choice
Voice through Senses
Head-To-Toe Voice Writing
America the Brave Research-Report
A Trip to the Moon (Part 1)
A Trip to the Moon (Part 2)
Talking Turkey Explanatory
Lessons in the December Unit:
Word Choice Introduction
What Makes a Complete Sentence?
Animal Card Word Choice
How to Wrap a Gift writing
How to decorate a tree
My Gingerbread Story
How to Make Reindeer Food
Story Starters- Paragraph Writing
Story Closers- Paragraph Writing
Lessons in the January Unit:
New Year Goal Writing
Stories have a Beginning, Middle and End
Influential People & Me!
Writing to Inform: Penguins
Research Writing: Winter Animals
How to Writing: Building a Snowman
Opinion Writing: Winter
Character Traits: Tacky the Penguin
Lessons in the February Unit
Groundhog Fact and Opinion
Abraham Lincoln Informative Writing
George Washington Expository
If I Were President: Personal Narrative
Dental Health-Sequence Writing
When I am 100- 100th Day of school writing
Lessons in the March Unit
Leprechaun Adjectives-Descriptive Writing
My Lucky Life- Personal Narrative
Rainbow Template- Paragraph Writing
Rainy Day Sequence Writing
Season of Spring- Opinion Writing
My State Brochure- Informative
Lessons in the April Unit
Poetry is as easy as1,2,3 Number Poems
Animal Poem Riddles
5 Senses Rain Poetry
Days of the Week Poetry
Speak to Me: Picture Descriptive Word Poetry
A Little Seed Sequence Writing
Alliteration & Tongue Twisters Poetry
Lessons in the May Unit
Mother’s Day Writing
A Special Woman in my Life writing
Insects expository writing
Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Dinosaurs Opinion Writing
Paragraph Writing Summer Topics
Rainforest Animals Report
CCSS covered in the units
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
New Writing TEKS
K.13Students use elements of the writing process to compose text.
K.14 Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas.
K.15 Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes.
Students write legibly and use appropriate capitalization and punctuation conventions in their compositions
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