Teach writing skills using the Four Square method, which has been proven to work in classrooms just like yours. This revised and updated edition of the book also includes PowerPoint files filled with additional Four Square examples, activities, and writing exercises. The Four Square method can be used with all forms of writing and will fit any reading or language arts program. This step-by-step approach is built around a simple graphic organizer that first shows students how to collect ideas and then helps them use those ideas to create clear and polished prose. Open-ended reproducibles make the technique accessible to writers of all ability ranges. It is also great for content area writing.Writing a Wrap-Up Sentence Preparing for the Multiple-Paragraph Essay It is important to have friends. Wrap-Up. The activities included up to this step are appropriate for novice writers, where a reasonable goal may be to write one well- supported paragraph ... However, the Four Square, by design, is an excellent tool for creating a 4-5 paragraph essay of the three-pronged thesis and development style.
|Title||:||Four Square: Writing Method Grades 1-3|
|Author||:||Judy Gould, Evan Jay Gould, Mary F. Burke|
|Publisher||:||Teaching and Learning Company - 2010-09-01|