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Using Literature to Enhance Writing Instruction: A Guide for K-5 Teachers

by Rebecca L. Olness

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Using Literature to Enhance Writing Instruction: A Guide for K-5 Teachers

Grades K – 5
Type Book
Pages 216
Published October 2004
Publisher International Literacy Association



Learn how to use literature to teach your students the six traits that characterize effective writing: ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions.

This practical text gives you a variety of ideas and strategies for developing and integrating the traits into students' writing, bibliographies of recommended children's literature, assessment ideas, and sample lesson plans. Plus, you'll get ideas on how to provide time for your students to read aloud and write every day.

Olness, R. (2005). Using Literature to Enhance Writing Instruction: A Guide for K5 Teachers. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.


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