25 Quick Mini-Lessons To Teach Narrative WritingBy Dave Leochko
- Author: Dave Leochko
In this collection of engaging mini-lessons and companion reproducible pages, teacher Dave Leochko shares his favorite writing lessons—ones that have really helped his students become better writers. The classroom-tested lessons in this book take young writers through all the steps of the writing process, including getting an idea, revising a story, and conferencing with other writers, while also targeting specific skills, such as using punctuation correctly, varying sentence structure, making characters believable, and developing a plot. The reproducible pages feature activities that let students apply new skills, as well as writing tips and strategies they can collect and use a reference. For use with Grades 4-8.