Asking Questions

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Writing Trait/Strategy: Adding details; organization Description: Some young writers have difficulty clearly conveying their message...

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Planning Sheets

Nov 4, 2009 by

Writing Trait/Strategy: Adding details; organization Mentor Text Suggestions: Your own modeled writing—see description below The...

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Show Don’t Tell

Nov 4, 2009 by

Writing Trait/Strategy: Ways with words; creating mind pictures for the reader Mentor Text Suggestions: Night Noises by Mem Fox...

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Seesaw Pattern

Nov 4, 2009 by

Writing Trait/Strategy: organization; structure Mentor Text Suggestions: Someday by Eileen Spinelli When I Was Little: A...

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Paint a Picture

Nov 3, 2009 by

Writing Trait/Strategy: Word Choice; Sentence Fluency Mentor Text Suggestions: Come On, Rain! by Karen Hesse The Storm Book by...

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