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Using Children’s Natural Curiosity to Lead to Descriptive Writing

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Using Children’s Natural Curiosity to Lead to Descriptive Writing

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time 40 minutes
Lesson Author

LaDonna Helm

LaDonna Helm

Urbana, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • A copy of the book It Begins with an A by Stephanie Calmenson

  • Crayons, pencils, and a blank sheet of paper for each student

  • Chart paper

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Flip Book

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Flip Book

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.

 

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PREPARATION

  • Get the book It Begins with an A by Stephanie Calmenson.

  • Each student will need crayons, pencil, and a blank sheet of white paper.

  • Use an easel or tape a large piece of chart paper to the wall/board.

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