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Grades 3 – 6 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Using different writing/drawing materials (e.g., markers, color pencils, pastels, etc.), students learn how to communicate different moods and/or feelings to support their written ideas and how authors do the same through their work.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students rework their forgotten/abandoned drafts by cutting and covering up selected words. By creatively manipulating text, they explore portal writing, a strategy for envisioning a new story or story direction.
Grades K – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
This article reports on the meaning potential of daily access to drawing/writing media for widening and deepening meaning construction.