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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Creative Writing in the Natural World: A Framing
|Grades||4 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 6 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
This lesson teaches intermediate students to “use the experts” to learn how to revise to create sharp, sensory-rich experiences for their readers.
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long. Students and teachers can use the flip book for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating question and answer booklets.
Grades 3 – 12 | Mobile App | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Flip Book app is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books.
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 12
Students make mental "snapshots" of a natural setting, then capture the details of their setting by writing and then creating a class booklet of the nature walk.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  November 15
Students look at Kenneth Holder's paintings of the Lewis and Clark trail and transform their notes into a descriptive paragraph as if they were a member of the expedition.
Grades K – 6 | Professional Library | Book
Katie Wood Ray explains in practical terms the theoretical underpinnings of how elementary and middle school students learn to write from their reading.