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Kilpatrick, Susan
Developing young authors : using favorite literature to model good writing (2-3) / Susan Kilpatrick
Huntington Beach, CA : Creative Teaching Press, 2001
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 372.6 KIL    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Composition (Language arts)
Creative writing (Elementary education)
Children -- Books and reading
Child authors
Physical Description 80 p. : ill. (b&w), samples ; 28 cm
Contents Benefits of text innovation lessons -- Connections to reading/language arts standards -- Lessons at a glance -- Meeting individual needs -- Use specific details to focus on a topic : "The book of bad ideas," "Gina," "The important book," "Some things are scary," "Today I feel silly & other moods that make my day" -- Develop a character or setting : "Meanwhile," "My teacher's secret life," "The tenth good thing about Barney" -- Use descriptive details : "And to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street," "Fortunately," "Hailstones and halibut bones," "I am really a princess," "I go with my family to Grandma's," "When I was young in the mountains," "The wonderful happens" -- Use dialogue : "Chrysanthemum," "What did I look like when I was a baby?" -- Other writing skills : "A, my name is Alice" (use alliteration), "Dear Mr. Blueberry" (write a letter), "I'm like you, you're like me" (compare and contrast ideas), "Things that are most in the world" (use superlatives), "Tomorrow's alphabet" (use alphabetical format)
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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