LESSON SIX: More Details and Transitions
Examine the use of details in student writing. Share transition words with students.
W1A Follow a writing process to independently use a graphic organizer in prewriting, generate a draft, routinely reread and revise work, routinely edit and proofread for capitalization and ending punctuation, and independently publish writing
W2A Create legible compositions with correct spacing between letters in a word and words in a sentence.
W3A Write narrative text that records a series of events in chronological order contains story elements.
§ Sources of Literature
o Samples of student writing
o Student writing folders
o Anchor chart
§ Handouts provided
o Transitions Words
o TFDC graphic organizer
§ Words to know
o graphic organizer
Students are assessed through teacher anecdotal records, teacher observations, and TFDC Graphic Organizer
1. Review previous lesson, examining use of details.
2. Examine student writing from the previous day. Share student samples showing good use of details.
3. Discuss the importance of putting ideas in order. Share a list of transition words with the students.
4. Model the use of transition words in writing.
5. Confer with students, taking anecdotal records.