Awesome Activites to Help Reluctant Writers Succeed: Strategies, Mini-Lessons and Motivating Activities

Awesome Activites to Help Reluctant Writers Succeed: Strategies, Mini-Lessons and Motivating Activities

by Perdita Finn
     
 
What am I going to write about? I can't write! I hate writing! For many students even the simplest writing assignment can seem impossible. In this wonderful resource, you'll find a selection of writing activities that will help you address the problems reluctant writers face. There are strategies to get students started, including helping facing a blank page and using

Overview

What am I going to write about? I can't write! I hate writing! For many students even the simplest writing assignment can seem impossible. In this wonderful resource, you'll find a selection of writing activities that will help you address the problems reluctant writers face. There are strategies to get students started, including helping facing a blank page and using a writer's notebook to encourage fluency, and motivating projects, such as writing picture books, advertisements, and sports stories, that will engage even the most reluctant writer. All of the writing activities are arranged in easy-to-manage steps and incorporate mini-lessons that will build important writing skills, such as using action verbs, organizing ideas, and writing compelling leads.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439043892
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.16(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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