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Marvelous Minilessons for Teaching Intermediate Writing, Grades 4-6

by Lori Jamison Rog

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Marvelous Minilessons for Teaching Intermediate Writing, Grades 4-6

Grades 4 – 6
Type Book
Pages 232
Published December 2010
Publisher International Reading Association

 

Description  

Finally—a resource to help you teach writing specifically to intermediate students! Bestselling author Lori Jamison Rog presents 40 of her favorite tried-and-true research-based writing minilessons, covering everything from planning strategies to crafting specific genres.

Minilessons are linked to the six traits of effective writing and give you

  • Specific learning goals
  • Sample student writing to use as models
  • Graphic organizers to support guided practice
  • “Teacher talk” to help you present the lesson

This is not a prescriptive writing program; it's a menu of lessons from which you may choose, fully adaptable to meet your students’ needs and fit into your curriculum.

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Rog, L.J. (2010). Marvelous minilessons for teaching intermediate writing, grades 4-6. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

 

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