Students will get a chance to use their imaginations in this lesson where social studies and writing combine.
Have your students explore the writing process by imagining the life of a seashell.
Our lesson plans are all purposefully themed so children can think outside the box when applying creative writing concepts. Planning for a substitute in the classroom has never been easier than with this third grade, week-long sub packet!
Your substitute can supercharge learning with lessons about how we are all connected that will educate and inspire students! In this week, students will learn about animals that live in different habitats.
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT IT: Concrete examples of writing stronger stories, using two chapters on building characters, two chapters on Voice, as well as setting, conflict, adding detail, putting it all together and How to READ like a Writer!
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT IT: Written for the adult writer who writes teen and YA fiction, this book gives realistic writing advice from developing ideas and characters that will resonate with today’s YA’s to crafting the novel with intent ot market and publish.This neat writing lesson features *The Very Hungry Caterpillar* by Eric Carle, seashells, and tons of creative storytelling fun.Easter is a special holiday for many families, and kids enjoy traditions such as decorating their Easter eggs.Please share in the comments — I’m making my holiday shopping list now!Short Story Writing (Grades 6-8) Use this lesson to assign a short story writing activity as well as to illustrate the critical steps of short story composition, including plot elements, brainstorming, and more.Wonderful for the adult writer, but also helps to know where the YA reader is coming from.WHAT I LOVE ABOUT IT: Begins with tips for the teacher: how to set up and conduct the “workshop” method of teaching, including dealing with discipline issues, feedback rules and conferencing one-on-one for grading, revising.Though I have not yet read this book, I own it and have heard that the lessons re designed to engage students in all types of writing that fit today’s curriculum, as well as giving teachers a tool to assess student writing.The “traits” are: Ideas, Sentence Fluency, Organization, Word Choice, Voice, Conventions and lastly, Presentation.Tear out sheets available as handouts with Lesson plans from Fiction Writing to Essays, Narratives, Persuasive Writing, etc.WHAT I KNOW ABOUT THIS BOOK: This book and the model of teaching has been adopted by the Darien School District #61, among many others nationwide.