How can you enhance the quality and effectiveness of instruction in both the content areas and in writing? By integrating content in both social studies and science with the strategies of writing that are so important for students to master as they craft nonfiction. This book shows teachers how to use mentor texts in an integrative approach for teaching both content and informational writing. As you explore the pages of this book, you'll find strategies for teaching writing craft fundamentals with step-by-step instructions that make writing instruction come alive in content-area classes. Models make the instructional strategies clear. The book also includes a variety of expository techniques and advice on preparing writers for success on performance-based tests.Have fourth graders bring in the sports sections of newspapers. ... Kindergarten and first grade: Using the cover of a mentor text or a large picture, take your students through a shared ... Write their descriptions of the picture on chart paper.
|Title||:||Nonfiction Writing Strategies Using Content-Area Mentor Texts|
|Author||:||Marcia S. Freeman|
|Publisher||:||Capstone - 2014-06-01|