Kindergarten Writing Mini-Lessons for October
This October writing unit 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 young writers!
If you have been to my writing workshop presentation, this unit follows the monthly mini-lessons for October and fits into a year's worth of writing mini-lessons.
In this unit:
General information on writer's workshop and the mini-lesson
9 easy to follow writing mini-lessons
A variety of writing paper templates for all levels of writers.
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
This unit is standards based and has been aligned to the CC and Texas Teks for writing.
This unit Introduces:
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book
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.
New Writing TEKS
Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas.
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Kindergarten Monthly Writing Mini-Lessons Bundle
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