This unit contains 10 days of lesson plans (Common Core and Texas TEKS aligned) for your writing workshop time. In this unit your students will create their own monsters (using templates provided) and create stories about these monsters. The lesson plans are as follows:
Day 1: Monster Themed read aloud (list of recommended books to use), using adjectives to describe monsters and brainstorming our own monster
Day 2: Create your own monster craft (inspiring students to write)
Day 3: Prewriting, Ideas with who, what, where, when and why printable
Day 4: Drafting, Organization with beginning, middle and end graphic organizer
Day 5: Drafting, Ideas lesson with anchor chart example
Day 6: Drafting, Voice lesson
Day 7: Revising, Word Choice with anchor chart example
Day 8: Revising, Sentence fluency lesson
Day 9: Editing, Conventions lesson
Day 10: Publishing, Presentation
Included in this file are monster themed six plus 1 traits posters and writing process posters. I've also included publishing paper in horizontal and vertical form as well as ideas for hallway displays or bookmaking. You will also find a slide with the Common Core Standards and Texas TEKS taught in this unit.
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