Teaching Young Writers to Craft Realistic Fiction: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Mentor Texts, & Ongoing Assessments
Teaching Young Writers to Craft Realistic Fiction
offers detailed support for teaching K-3 students to generate focused, meaningful and detailed fiction. Jenny includes in-depth lessons; student samples at each stage of the writing process; rubrics for teacher and self-assessments, reproducible planning sheets and record-keeping systems; and step-by-step guidance on how to use published literature to teach as well as on how to create one's own demonstration texts.
The Resourceful Writing Teacher: A Handbook of Essential Skills and Strategies
The Resourceful Writing Teacher
is a reference guide for teaching students the skills they need to compose powerful narrative and non-narrative texts and to use appropriate conventions. For each skill in The Resourceful Writing Teacher
- from showing not telling to developing ideas to using paragraphs - Jenny provides a list of strategies one might teach to help writers reach their goals. Jenny illuminates each strategy by guiding teachers through precise minilessons, conferences, small-group strategy lessons and teaching shares.