Real-life Writing Activities for Grades 4-9
By (author) Cherlyn Sunflower
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Real-life Writing Activities for Grades 4-9 by Cherlyn Sunflower
Book DescriptionThis ready--to--use resource provides 40 complete model and writing lessons that capture students' attention, build their writing skills, and teach them a writing process (motivation, brainstorming, composing, revising, and publishing) that will serve them throughout their lives. The lessons/activities are designed for young authors in grades 4 through 9 who are just learning the composing process, as well as for advanced writers who are ready to experiment with a variety of writing and speaking genres. They feature a wide range of practical writing tasks students can easily relate to their own lives. For easy use, all materials are printed in a big 8 1/4" x 11" lay--flat binding that folds flat for photocopying of the writing formats and evaluative checklists that accompany many of the lessons, and are arranged developmentally into five sections. Here's just a sample of what each section offers: 1. Descriptive Compositions for Young Authors: "People/Fact Hunt"..."Consumer Survey"..."Captions"..."Letter of Introduction to My Next Teacher"...:Restaurant Review Checklist"..."Horoscope" 2. Directional Compositions for Young Authors: "Advice to Next Year's Class"..." Treasure Map Directions"..."Friendship Recipe"..."Cheer--Up Checklist"..."Medical Guide"..."Advice Column Solution Letter" 3. Persuasive Compositions for Young Authors: "Apology/ApologyNote"..."Travel Brochure"..."Movie.VideoReview"..."Sympathy Message"..."Bill of Rights"..."Letter of Complaint"..."Eulogy" 4. Marrative Compositions for Young Authors: "Good News/Bad News Tale"..."Mystery/Whodunit" 5. Poems & Songs for Young Authors: "Simple Chant"..."Five--Line Poem"..."Comparison Poem"..."Auto/Bio Poem"..."Modern Nursery Rhymes" All lessons provide step--by--step instructions, including alternative motivators, examples of what to say to elicit students' response and what to write on the chalkboard, and suggestions for responding to students' writing in a way that will encourage them. You'll also find the lessons are ideally flexible. You may follow the steps in each Real--Life Writing lesson just as described or add, omit, and/or change parts to fit your students' knowledge, skills, or interests and/or your curriculum needs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780130449795
(277mm x 209mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Cherlyn Sunflower
Really Writing, Paperback (January 2006)» View all books by Cherlyn Sunflower
The second edition of Really Writing! provides 40 real-life writing activities that capture the attention of young authors (grades 2 through 6) who are just learning the composing process. This book is also a valuable resource for teaching advanced writers who are ready to experiment with a variety of writing and speaking genres.
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Author Biography - Cherlyn Sunflower
Cherlyn Sunflower is Associate Professor of Education at Moorhead State University in Minnesota where she teaches elementary language arts courses. She previously taught grades K-6 and resource room in Austin, Texas, Public Schools. Dr. Sunflower is also the author of 75 Creative Ways to Publish Students' Writings and Really Writing! Ready-to-Use Writing Process Activities for the Elementary Grades.
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