Four Square: Writing in the Content Areas, Grades 1-4

Overview

When you give a writing assignment do your students respond with, "I have nothing to write about"? Obviously, there are plenty of topics available. What your students need isn't topics, but the skill of organizing and clarifying their thoughts around a topic and developing that content into sentences and then paragraphs. You'll find all the help you and your students need about writing and learning across the curriculum in this book.

Included are everyday writing activities, ...

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Overview

When you give a writing assignment do your students respond with, "I have nothing to write about"? Obviously, there are plenty of topics available. What your students need isn't topics, but the skill of organizing and clarifying their thoughts around a topic and developing that content into sentences and then paragraphs. You'll find all the help you and your students need about writing and learning across the curriculum in this book.

Included are everyday writing activities, special writing projects, poetry templates and the Four Square Writing Method. As your students plan and organize information, they'll move beyond recitation of information to develop deeper understanding.

Your students will enjoy working on learning logs, brochures, how-to guides, diamantes, noun poems, cinquains, biographical poems and more. They'll also learn how to use the Four Square graphic organizer to help them focus, organize and support their writing with detail. Before you know it, they'll be writing articles, essays and stories with ease!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781573104210
  • Publisher: Lorenz Corporation
  • Publication date: 3/31/2004
  • Series: Language Arts
  • Edition description: Grades 1-4
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 975,447
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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