Need a complete, fun writing lesson to motivated kids to write? This scripted minilesson for a launching writing workshop unit is a good first lesson on writing lists of favorite people. The lesson uses a literature connection. Using the book, Lucky Pennies and Hot Chocolate, the teacher prompts students to write lists as well as model how lists can be used in writing. Students experience success!
Written as a scripted lesson it includes the mini-lesson areas: CONNECTION, MODEL, TRY IT OUT, SOLIDFY, as well as INDEPENDENT PRACTICE and WHOLE GROUP SHARE.
This is scripted but very easy to modify to make the lesson your own!