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Writing Mini-Lessons Bundle

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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 young 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 (some lessons will be repeated on multiple days)
A variety of writing paper templates.

Lessons in the September Unit:

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:

New Year Goal Writing
Groundhog Fact and Opinion: Opinion Writing
Abraham Lincoln: Informative Writing
George Washington: Expository Writing
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
Life Cycle Sequence Writing
Season of Spring- Opinion Writing
My State Brochure- Informative

Lessons in the April Unit:
Poetry is as easy as 1,2,3 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

All of the units are standards-based and have been aligned to the CC and Texas Teks for writing.

Standards Addressed
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.1Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.2Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.3Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.5
With guidance and support, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.7Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of "how-to" books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.8With guidance and support, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


New Writing TEKS
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.1Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.2Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.3Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.5
With guidance and support, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.7Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of "how-to" books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.8With guidance and support, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

Other Monthly Mini-Lessons in this series
Monthly Writing Mini-Lessons August and September
Monthly Writing Mini-Lessons October
Monthly Writing Mini-Lessons November
Monthly Writing Mini-Lessons December
Monthly Writing Mini-Lessons January

Growing Bundle
Monthly Writing Mini-Lessons Bundle

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