Exploring the same topic from two different perspectives focusing on writing letters.
At the conclusion of a history unit and after reading Fiona Macdonald’s book You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Slave…"
"I am going to have to check this book out. I am going back to 5th grade next year, and that means the writing exam!! Conventions is one of our weakest areas, so anything I can get my hands on to make the idea of conventions more fun for them and not…"
"I like perspective writing and I have used this technique in my writers workshop. I get really good writing from the girls for some reason when they are writing from more than one perspective. I have had them write from two and sometimes three…"
"Perspective Mentor Text Review: "You Wouldn't Want to Be a Slave in Ancient Greece"
You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Slave in Ancient Greece! by Fiona Macdonald
You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Slave in Ancient Greece! A Life…"
"How to be a Reviser
Revision is to writing as ornaments are to a tree.
In order to revise, start with a piece of writing.
Revision can be as easy as pie with mentor texts.
With items from your toolbox,
Revision can be a snap!
Slyly sneak in some…"