Beginning essay Writing: Exactly About Me
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Materials and preparation
- Story paper
- Lined paper
Students should be able to write a straightforward story about one topic with relevant details critical link.
- Tell the students that today, they can draw and color a photo about something that means they are happy.
- Provide them with time for you brainstorm some topics.
- Give them several ideas such as animals, toys, games, favorite food if they are stuck and cannot think of anything.
Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling
- Choose an interest of interest for your requirements.
- Draw an image to go right along with it. Show the students how the drawing does not have to be perfect.
- Demonstrate for the students how you would choose words that describe your picture.
- Make a list and write those words from the board.
- Use 2-3 of these expressed words in a sentence.
- Show the students the way the sentences connect with the picture.
Gu >(15 minutes)
- Instruct the students to think of several words that tell about the picture they drew.
- Ask them to write the expressed words on lined paper.
Independent time that is working
- Tell the students to think of sentences that tell about their pictures before they start writing.
- Have students turn and keep in touch with an elbow partner to describe the matter that is very important to them orally using relevant details
- Have them write 1-2 sentences about the picture.
- Enrichment: Encourage advanced students to create a paragraph about their picture. They may would you like to add additional pictures and writing, encourage them to do so.
- Support: Struggling students may give attention to correct spelling. Because this is beginning writing, encourage them to sound out words or write them phonetically. You are able to assist them.
- Collect the papers.
- See the sentences. Check to be sure they match the image and stayed on topic.
- If students stayed on topic, they can write more independently.
- Meet individually with students who may require extra help.
Review and closing
- Allow students to generally share their writing with a partner before choosing a few volunteers to share with you their writing aided by the whole class.
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