Inventive activities give teachers details they need to present engaging lesson on writing an entertaining beginning, building suspense, adding detail, developing story endings and using dialogue effectively. Wake kids up to good writing skills. Illustrations throughout.Connecticut students are required to write to a given prompt in a 45-minute block of time. ... Fourth graders write a narrative, sixth graders an expository piece, and eighth graders a persuasive piece. ... Connecticut (where I taught second grade), only 47% of our fourth grade students met the state goal in narrative writing.
|Title||:||The Most Wonderful Writing Lessons Ever|
|Publisher||:||Scholastic Inc. - 1999|