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The Writing Minilessons Book, Grade 6

By Irene Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell

With The Writing Minilessons Book, Grade 6, you can develop your sixth-grade students' deep knowledge of literacy concepts. You'll get 230 must-have writing minilessons: concise, explicit, whole-group lessons with a purposeful application in building students' writing power.

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Develop sixth-grade students' deep knowledge of literacy concepts with these must-have writing minilessons: 230 concise, explicit, whole-group lessons with a purposeful application in building students' literacy power. With The Writing Minilessons Book, Grade 6, engage students in inquiry that leads to the discovery and understanding of a general principle they can apply when they write. Principles are based on the behaviors and understandings in the one-of-a kind, market-leading Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum.

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

Now, with The Writing Minilessons Book, Grade 6 at your fingertips, you can:

  • Focus learning on a single idea so students can apply the learning and build on it daily
  • Foster community through 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 with the whole group for student reference and support
  • Nurture student independence with opportunities to extend learning
  • Meet students' needs and build on their strengths 

You'll get 230 writing minilessons organized into five categories:

  1. Management
  2. Genres and Forms
  3. Craft
  4. Conventions
  5. Writing Process

Level-up your writing instruction with the Writer's Notebook Advanced for Grades 5-6, the perfect resource to pair with The Writing Minilessons Book, Grade 6.

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