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    Writing Mini Lesson #11- Prewriting for Narrative Essay

    Are you ready to give your students a narrative writing prompt but don’t know where to start? The first step of the writing process is prewriting.  This post will focus on ideas to use in your writing class to encourage prewriting in a narrative essay. This writing mini lesson along with several posts following it will scaffold through the writing process for narrative writing. They are linked to each other to provide you with a smooth transition from one lesson…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #9- The Writing Process

    What is the writing process?  The writing process is a way to promote successful writers. It provides steps for students to use when writing.   Every writing program out there will stress…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #4- Run-On Sentences

    Are your students writing run-on sentences? This lesson will focus on how to correct them. These ideas are ideal for any writing curriculum and are a part of a series of…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #3- Fragments

    Are your students writing in fragments? Often times students will write an incomplete sentence and it will cause confusion to the reader and disrupt the flow of the paragraph. These ideas are…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #2- Complete Sentences

    This lesson will focus on writing COMPLETE SENTENCES using subjects and predicates. Writing in complete sentences is the first basic writing lesson every student should learn. Sentence structure is important to…