Teaching writing through differentiated instruction with leveled graphic organizers /

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by Witherell, Nancy L.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: McMackin, Mary C. Series: Teaching strategies Published by : Scholastic, (New York :) Physical details: 112 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Subject(s): Composition (Language arts) | Individualized instruction. | English language --Composition and exercises --Study and teaching (Elementary) Year : 2005 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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West Royalty Elementary School Professional Development PD 372.6 TEA Available

Includes bibliographical references.

Building blocks of writing: Writing paragraphs -- Finding a voice -- Using figurative language -- Nonfiction writing: Description -- enumeration -- Persuasive essay -- Compare and contrast essay -- Informative how-to essay -- Narrative and memoir writing: Point of view -- Character development -- Plot development -- Dialogue -- Memoir -- Important formats for writing: Book reports for fiction -- Newspaper article -- Friendly and business letters -- Writing to prompts on high-stake tests.

Includes 17 complete writing lessons that include a skill focus, a model lesson and writing sample, and reproducible organizers designed to support individual learning needs at three levels: introductory, intermediate, and challenging. The lessons also provide literature links, student samples, and teaching tips for meeting the needs of all your students.

Grades 4-8.