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Lesson Plan

Teaching Audience Through Interactive Writing

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Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Thirteen 20-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Bethany L.W. Hankinson

Walhonding, Ohio


International Literacy Association


Calendar Activities

Strategy Guides



Grades   1 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 13

The Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden was dedicated on October 13, 1995.

Students select characters that they believe are the most memorable from Cleary's books and write short persuasive essays to explain their choices.


Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 27

Today is the birthday of Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland.

After reading one of Carroll's chapters, students plan an unbirthday party and do activities and preparation for the event.


Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 7

Write letters that make things happen!

In a small group or as individuals, students write letters related to a unit of study or particular topic they have studied.


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Grades   K – 5  |  Strategy Guide

Implementing the Writing Process

This strategy guide explains the writing process and offers practical methods for applying it in your classroom to help students become proficient writers.


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