An ENGAGING and EFFECTIVE approach to personal narratives!
This 112 page file is full of ideas to help your students unlock their inner author! It contains 13 mini-lessons designed to help your students see themselves as real authors with stories to tell. Each lesson has fun manipulatives or interactive notebook templates to assist your students with each stage of the writing process and make writing even more fun!
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Detailed Writer's Workshop Lessons
Lesson 1: People That Matter- Idea Generation
Lesson 2: Important Places- Idea Generation
Lesson 3: Details, Details- Zooming In on What's Important
Lesson 4: Writers Confer- Reviewing the Job of the Student
Lesson 5: One Thing at a Time- Writing Step by Step
Lesson 6: Planting a Seed- Choosing a Topic
Lesson 7: Lively Leads- Hooking the Reader
Lesson 8: Sloppy Copies- The Art of the First Draft
Lesson 9: Epic Endings- Lessons from Experts
Lesson 10: Paragraphing- Organizing Ideas
Lesson 11: The Wise Revise- Refining a Story
Lesson 12: Edit It- Using Checklists to Edit a Story
Lesson 13: Let's Celebrate- Sharing with Others
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Materials are intended for personal use in one classroom only. For use in multiple classrooms, please purchase additional licenses.