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Materials and preparation
- Story paper
- Lined paper
Students will be able to write a simple story about one topic with relevant details.
- Tell the students that today, they are able to draw and color a photo about something that means they are happy.
- Provide them with time for you brainstorm some topics.
- Let them have several ideas such as animals, toys, games, favorite food if they’re stuck and cannot think of anything.
Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling
- Choose a topic of interest for you.
- Draw an image to go right along with it. Show the learning students how the drawing does not have to be perfect.
- Demonstrate when it comes to learning students how you will choose words that describe your picture.
- Make a list and write those expressed words in the board.
- Use 2-3 of these expressed words in a sentence.
- Show the learning students the way the sentences relate solely to the picture.
Gu >(15 minutes)
- Instruct the students to think of several words that tell concerning the picture they drew.
- Ask them to write the expressed words on lined paper.
Independent working time
- Tell the learning students to think about sentences that tell about their pictures before they start writing.
- Have students turn and talk to an elbow partner to describe the matter that is essential for them orally using details that are relevant
- Have them write 1-2 sentences about the image.
- Enrichment: Encourage advanced students to publish a paragraph about their picture. They may would you like to add pictures that are additional writing, encourage them to do this.
- Support: Struggling students may concentrate on correct spelling. Since this is beginning writing, encourage them to sound out words or phonetically write them. You are able to assist them.
- Collect the papers.
- See the sentences. Check to make sure they match the image and stayed on topic.
- If students stayed on topic, they can independently write more.
- Meet individually with students who may require extra help.
Review and closing
- Allow students to fairly share their writing with a partner before selecting a couple of volunteers to talk about their writing with the whole class.
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