The Informational Writing Toolkit: Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-5

The Informational Writing Toolkit: Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-5

by Sean Ruday

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138832060
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/16/2014
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sean Ruday is an assistant professor of English Education at Longwood University and a former classroom teacher. He frequently writes and presents on innovative ways to improve students' literacy learning.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Section One: Informational Writing Strategies Aligned with the Common Core Standards for Grades 3-5

Chapter 1 Introducing a Topic. Chapter 2 Grouping Related Information Together. Chapter 3 Adding Features that Aid Comprehension. Chapter 4 Developing a Topic. Chapter 5 Linking Ideas . Chapter 6 Using Precise Language and Domain-Specific Vocabulary

Section Two: Putting It Together

Chapter 7 Crafting a Concluding Section. Chapter 8 Assessment Strategies. Chapter 9 Final Thoughts and Tips for Classroom Practice

Section Three: Resources

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