Day 1: Explain what narrative writing is. Read a personal narrative with students. You may want to choose a picture book to model this with students. Thundercake by Patricia Polocca is a wonderful narrative to share. There are many
Picture Book Scavenger Hunt Directions: After reading the book picture that you selected, identify a sentence that starts with each of the eight parts of speech. If you cannot find one of the eight parts of speech, rewrite one of
Download Word .docx version here – What is a paragraph – Lesson Plan Lesson Plan Outline: Day 1: Introduce what a paragraph is. Day 2: Have students brainstorm topics for paragraphs. Choose one topic and work with the class to
Download Word .docx version here – What_is_a_paragraph_Worksheet3.docx The Writing Process and Paragraph Review Quiz Directions: for each question, please choose the letter that best answers each question. 1. What are the stages of the Writing Process (in the correct order)?
Download Word .docx version here – What_is_a_paragraph_Worksheet2.docx Outline for Writing a Proficient Paragraph *Paragraph’s main idea: _________________________________ *Supporting detail #1: _________________________________ Further support of supporting detail #1: (should be using one of the eight detail types listed.) _____________________________________________________________________
Download Word .docx version here – What_is_a_paragraph_Worksheet1.docx Name: _________________________________ Paragraphs, paragraphs, paragraphs… Directions: Read the following paragraph. Then complete the directions at the bottom. There are twelve months in the year. January may make you think of snow and
I have to write what? Did you say a speech? Just the sheer thought of writing a speech can send many students into fear. Speeches have long been regarded as a formal type of speaking that requires a ton of
The act of persuasion starts at an early age. Think about when the tiny puppy dog eyes glare up and comment, “Maybe a little candy?” Certainly, this child is using persuasion to try to get what they desire. Teaching students
Using Picture Books to Help Students Develop Their Writing Skills As a teacher, we sometimes get tired of using the Writing & Grammar textbook. It seems too focused on the parts of speech or on the uses of a comma.
Writing to inform is one of the common, yet most complex types of writing. Students are always asked to write to demonstrate that they understand the facts, statistics, and examples that they are presented with. Some of the most common