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Kindergarten Writing Mini-Lessons Bundle

Reagan Tunstall
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    Kindergarten Writing Mini-Lessons Bundle
    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
    My Memories
    Adding Details
    Focus on a topic
    Starting Sentences
    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
    Letter Writing
    Paragraph Writing
    When I am 100- 100th Day of school writing

    Lessons in the March Unit
    Leprechaun Adjectives-Descriptive Writing
    My Lucky Life- Personal Narrative
    Report Writing-Expository
    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
    Sequencing Writing
    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

    Check out the preview to see the month of November.

    Thank You!
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