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Write-Talks: Students Discovering Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Three 60-minute and two 15-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Amy Alexandra Wilson

Athens, Georgia

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 20

Celebrate the National Day on Writing!

Students examine the different ways that they write and think about the role writing plays in life.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

This article describes the use of "write-talks," brief motivational talks designed to engage students in writing.

 

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