This 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 August and September and fits into a year's worth of writing mini-lessons.
The unit has an emphasis on beginning writer's workshop routines and 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.
Lessons in the August September Unit:
Drawing and Labeling
Focus on a Topic
I know all about me!
A Special Fish
Johnny Appleseed Informative writing
**also available in kindergarten and first grade**
This unit is standards based and has been aligned to the CC and Texas Teks for writing.
Get the BUNDLE for second grade
Second Grade Writing Mini-Lessons Bundle for the Year
Standards Addressed in the Unit
2.18Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.2Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section
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