Chapter 9: Going Informational

Strategies for Helping Students Create Powerful Informational Writing: 1. Help Students Choose a Good Topic Students should spend time researching and exploring before choosing a topic to write about. If time is not spend before choosing a topic it may lead to poor writing an lack of interest on the writers part. Suggest the following […]

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Chapter 3- Making Meaning with Ideas

Book Titles for Teaching Ideas: Animal Farm- George Orwell The Book Thief- Markus Zusak Charlotte’s Webb- E.B. White Lesson and Strategies for Teaching Ideas 1. Model Topic Choice Share topics that are relevant to you (the teacher) and why they are relevant. This will aid students to discover which topics they feel comfortable writing about […]

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Chapter 8- Preparing to Publish with Conventions & Presentation

Preparing a piece of literature of publish requires several steps before releasing it to the public. The conventions of writing as well as the presentation are very important to consider while editing literature. Editing text includes spelling, punctuation, and grammar. While editing it is important to ensure that the conventions within the writing support the […]

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