Bookmarks: Responding to Text
This package offers the introductory guide Writing is Elementary: Teaching Young Children to Write alongside the module Bookmarks: Responding to Text.
Writing is Elementary: Teaching Young Children to Write is the first module of the series. It serves as an introduction and a guide for each subsequent module. It focuses on the four basic qualities of writing:
After explaining these fundamental building blocks, classroom-tested lessons are provided to teach each specific quality. These lessons can be easily differentiated for various developmental levels. Whole-class instruction, guided work, and individual responses are included.
- 40 classroom-tested lessons
- Scaffolding of instruction: whole-class modeling, guided practice, and independent writing.
- Scoring rubrics
- Annotated student anchor papers
- A bibliography of recommended books