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Literature Models to Teach Expository Writing Paperback – February 1, 2001


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 305 pages
  • Publisher: Maupin House Publishing (February 1, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0929895479
  • ISBN-13: 978-0929895475
  • Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 8.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,769,870 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Use quality trade books as models and give your K-5 students practice applying critical non-fiction writing response skills. Literature Models to Teach Expository Writing helps K-5 students master the six basic skills of expository writing: Description, Explanation, Leads and Endings, Cause and Effect, Comparing and Contrasting, and Fact and Opinion.

Choose among three increasingly complex levels of mini-lessons for each of 20 carefully-selected non-fiction titles. All mini-lessons give your students practice mastering target skills for ongoing, and deadline, writing.

Use the step-by-step models and charts exactly as written, or adapt them to use with other suggested literature titles that illustrate the target skill.

Literature Modelst to Teach Expository Writing helps you:

  • Easily plan and teach a 45-minute writing workshop with step-by-step instructions and pre-written charts.
  • Present writing workshop at your students' competency level with separate kindergarten, primary, and intermediate lessons for each modeled book.
  • Quickly find more examples of good non-fiction writing that illustrate the specific target skills you want to teach.

About the Author

Susan Anderson-McElveen and Connie Campbell Dierking specialize in the application of the writing process, and they create materials for writing instruction in the K-5 classroom.

They have co-authored Literature Models to Teach Expository Writing and Teaching Writing Skills with Children's Literature. Connie is also the author of Growing Up Writing.

Connie Campbell Dierking is originally from northeast Kansas. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a Master's degree in Special Education, both from Kansas State University. During the past 24 years, Connie has experienced the joys of teaching kindergarten, second grade, third grade, and exceptional education students. She is involved in the Pinellas County Center for Learning Student Achievement Institute, a research and development program that supports classroom research in Best Practices. She is also a writing demonstration teacher for Pinellas County Schools.

Susan Anderson-McElveen is a fourth-grade teacher. She serves as a writing demonstration teacher for Pinellas County, conducting workshops for her school and the district.


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