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The Writing Minilessons Book, Grade 1

Your Every Day Guide for Literacy Teaching

By Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell

With The Writing Minilessons Book, engage students in inquiry that leads to the discovery and understanding of a general principle they can apply to their learning. Principles are based on the grade 1 behaviors and understandings in the one-of-a-kind, market-leading Literacy Continuum.

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Develop children’s’ deep knowledge of literacy concepts with these must-have interactive writing and writing minilessons—150 concise, explicit, whole-group lessons with a purposeful application in building children’s’ literacy power. As children take on literacy in a joyful way, they grow in oral language, reading, and writing. With The Writing Minilessons Book, engage students in inquiry that leads to the discovery and understanding of a general principle they can apply to their learning. Principles are based on the kindergarten behaviors and understandings in the one-of-a-kind, market-leading Literacy Continuum.

The minilessons in this book serve as a guide to a meaningful, systematic approach to literacy learning. When you surround children with literacy activities and print, provide them with time to write, encourage their efforts with enthusiasm, and gently guide them, you create the right conditions for children to grow into confident, engaged writers. Put interactive writing lessons and writing minilessons into action and make learning visible for every child, every day.

Now with The Writing Minilessons Book at your fingertips:

  • Share the pen to scaffold emergent writing
  • Focus learning on a single idea so children can apply the learning and build on it daily
  • Foster community through the development of shared language
  • Use an inquiry approach to support active, constructive learning
  • Make connections using mentor texts from interactive read-aloud and shared reading
  • Create relevance by linking to previous learning experiences
  • Expand students writing competencies and link them to reading
  • Generate anchor charts for student reference
  • Nurture student independence with opportunities to extend learning

The Writing Minilessons Book, Grade 1 contains:

25 Interactive Writing Lessons AND
150 Writing Minilessons Organized Into Six Types:
Management
Telling Stories
Making Books
Drawing
Exploring Early Writing
Writing Process

RECOMMENDATION: Per Teacher

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