"This is the book that brought me to finally say, 'I can teach writing.' Marvelous Minilessons for Teaching Intermediate Writing, Grades 4–6 is an invaluable resource for every teacher, new or veteran, who wants to engage their students and provide them with the models and strategies needed as writers. The lessons are simple but powerful, and presented to the reader in a way that feels as if Lori is in the classroom coaching you through the process." —Chris Thomas, Instructional Support Teacher, Elmira, New York
Finally—a resource to help you teach writing specifically to intermediate students! Bestselling author Lori Jamison Rog presents 40 of her favorite tried-and-true research-based writing minilessons, covering everything from planning strategies to crafting specific genres.
Minilessons are linked to the six traits of effective writing and give you specific learning goals, sample student writing to use as models, graphic organizers to support guided practice, and "Teacher Talk" to help you present the lesson.
This is not a prescriptive writing program; it's a menu of lessons from which you may choose, fully adaptable to meet your students' needs and fit into your curriculum.