You have taught the mini-lesson. Now what? You know that instruction does not end there. In fact, a lot of the strong teaching work happens in either one-on-one conferences or small group instruction. But how do you design small group writing instruction that is relevant, effective and doable? With toolkits…it is ALL in the toolkints. […]
A collection of classroom tested anchor charts that are great for teaching students to write informational texts well. I used all of these charts (I will be updating and adding more) for our non-fiction unit. I modeled by writing all about cockroaches (gross, I know!). Their final pieces were amazing.
I have really enjoyed this unit. When I first started planning, I felt really overwhelmed and really out of…something. I guess, the unit was just intimidating. However, as we moved to drafting, revising, editing and publishing, I can say that it all started to finally make sense. I needed to trust the process, but it […]
There is a NEW freebie available on my TPT store. I am using it in my class and thought you may find it useful. Feel free to download it and use it at school or home. Don’t forget to leave some comments on my TPT page.
This post originally appeared on Spanglishbaby.com. I get tons of questions in regards to children and writing. I am sure this post will answer many of your questions. The link to the post is right below. And please, feel free to let me know what else works for you. How to Get Your Child to […]