This is an explicit instruction lesson that I used to teach the Compare and COntrast text structure in texts. The students responded so well to it. You could use it as a template to use with other Compare/Contrast texts or to teach other text
This is a what I put together to help my students research a career during our Community Unit. They first thought of 3 careers they are interested in. They filled out 3 of the first pages--one for each career. They made sure they answered each of
This is a strategy that links a topic or concept with writing. The acronym RAFT: stands for Role, Audience, Format, Topic.
Role--you give them a role to take on while they write (reporter, salesman, scientist, character from a book,
This is a visual representation )graphic organizer) that I created for a guided reading book that showed good description. I also added a "detail" category for each step of the sequence because I wanted them to dig dipper on each step. Use and