First Lessons for Beginning Writers: 40 Quick Mini-Lessons to Model the Craft of Writing, Teach Early Skills, and Help Young Learners Become Confident, Capable Writers

First Lessons for Beginning Writers: 40 Quick Mini-Lessons to Model the Craft of Writing, Teach Early Skills, and Help Young Learners Become Confident, Capable Writers

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by Lola Schaefer
     
 

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Simple yet powerful, this collection of mini-lessons is the perfect introduction to writing for our youngest learners. Writer and teacher Lola M. Schaefer shares her classroom-tested ideas for teaching children how to find and focus ideas, use drawing to brainstorm and organize, choose powerful verbs, and so much more. She also addresses spacing letters and words,

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Simple yet powerful, this collection of mini-lessons is the perfect introduction to writing for our youngest learners. Writer and teacher Lola M. Schaefer shares her classroom-tested ideas for teaching children how to find and focus ideas, use drawing to brainstorm and organize, choose powerful verbs, and so much more. She also addresses spacing letters and words, spelling, punctuation, and other basic skills—all within the context of students’ own writing. Complete with models, think-alouds, and literature links, this rich resource will support writing workshop all year long! For use with Grades K–1.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545195706
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
5 - 6 Years

Meet the Author


Lola M. Schaefer, a classroom teacher for 18 years, now serves as an educational consultant in Georgia, teaching writing in area schools. She is the author of more than 125 children's books and a number of professional books for Scholastic, including Writing Lessons for the Overhead: Responding to Literature and Teaching Narrative Writing.

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