Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits

Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits

An Annotated Bibliography of More Than 200 Titles with Teacher-Tested Lessons

Teaching Strategies
by Ruth Culham
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Softcover, 144 pages
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Using high-quality picture books as models for writing is not a new concept. But using them to help students apply the traits of writing-ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions, and presentation-is. This essential resource contains over 200 teacher-friendly annotations on new and classic books, organized by trait. It also contains plenty of step-by-step, trait-focused lessons based on specific books, which can be followed directly or easily adapted. For use with Grades 3 and Up.

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