50 Engaging Activities with Graphic Organizers That Teach Kids How to Tell a Story, Convey Information, Describe, Persuade & More!
By Marcia Miller and Martin Lee
Help students gain writing confidence with this comprehensive collection of easy, super-engaging lessons that invite them to describe a dream, write a mystery story, create a movie review, compose a business letter, and so many more! Everything you need is here: Complete how-to's, quick mini-lessons, pre-writing graphic organizers, and reproducible assessment forms. A great way to prepare kids to shine on the standardized tests! 128 pages.
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Set up a writing center in your classroom. There, you can place some of these activities for students to do on their own, or you can present examples of completed works and works-in-progress. Provide a variety of writing supplies, story starters, dictionaries, thesauruses, inspiring quotations, and author biographies!