20 Lessons Based on Favorite Picture Books That Introduce Story Structure, Nonfiction Text Features & Author’s Craft
By Nicole Groeneweg
From selecting a mentor text and matching it to a writing topic to teaching the focus lesson and inviting students to write on their own, Nicole Groeneweg shows teachers how to use favorite picture books as powerful models to teach key writing skills. She shares lessons on finding topics, organizing material, writing leads and endings, exploring genre, experimenting with figurative language, and so much more. Complete with graphic organizers for each lesson, writing center ideas, and guided and independent writing activities, this resource will spark super writing in primary classrooms!
Common Core Alignments:
Writers use alliteration to make sentences sound interesting. Alliteration is using the same beginning sounds over and over again in the same sentence or story!