By Karen Kellaher
The beginning and ending of a report are the two parts readers remember most! In this series of Notebook pages, students learn to craft leads that draw readers in and endings that satisfy them!
This writing lesson PDF and companion Notebook file that take full advantage of the SMART Board’s interactive features! Students can easily move, highlight, underline, and change text right on the board. The PDF is a step-by-step mini-lesson that walks you through making the most of the Notebook file. A surefire way to motivate and engage every student! Also includes SMART Board tech tips!
This lesson correlates with the following writing standard for grades 3 through 6:
• Write expository text with a clear introduction, body, and conclusion.
• Establish a central idea in relation to purpose and audience.