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Teaching Structure WritingFix honors those users who share back with our site. Share a favorite activity write-up and earn a free NNWP resource for your classroom. Glenda Robertson, an Oklahoma teacher, shared this creative essay "frame" with us.
Shared ideas can be directed to: The collar of their shirts became the 'controlling idea' or thesis.
One sleeve became the 'introduction' and the other sleeve was the 'conclusion. The Sibling Report Inspired by: This charming picture book tells a very funny story using two wonderful frames that can be easily impersonated by your students. First, the story is "book-ended" by the voice of the narrator, a young girl standing on her front lawn, pretending to be a reporter with a live camera crew, alerting us a humorous accident going on inside the house.
Second, the story she reports on follows a bad-situation-gets-worse-before-it-gets-better frame. Each person who tries to help the little brother get his toe unstuck from the bathtub faucet ends up getting stuck too. In this lesson, students are asked to adopt the organization of the book as they tell a funny story true or not about an accident that happened with a sibling or relative at their homes.
Our family loves Andrew Clements' novels, and my daughter is the one who spotted this little picture book among all of the other brightly colored eye-candy. As soon as I read the first page, I realized that it is a story written entirely in haiku!
I can't wait to try it out! Even for the most reluctant writers, a haiku seems 'doable'-- only 17 syllables! Two Poster Frames Found in the Classroom of Amy Hybarger, Northern Nevada Middle School Teacher Whenever we visit the classroom of Northern Nevada middle school teacher, Amy Maniscalco, we always see a different frame posted on the wall that she is currently asking her students to work with.
Above is her "Important Book Frame," which she uses as a classroom exit ticket frame and for classroom book-writing projects. At right, you will see her five-fingered narrative frame, which she uses when she is teaching her students that particular genre.
Amy, a differentiated instruction instructor, knows the value of using both formulaic and creative frames when teaching her students. Return to top of page Organization Sub-Skill 3: Below, find some of our webmaster's favorite resources and lessons that focus specifically on two closely-related organization sub-skills: A great writing teacher finds the time to explore as many of each trait's subskills as possible, helping students understand that each trait is built from multiple skills.The course runs over 45 weeks, and is delivered across three study blocks: Study Blocks 1 & 2.
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5 Strengths as a Writer. 27 CommentsMonday • September 24, • by michelle.
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