Monthly Archives: July 2014

Paint a Picture With Words

 LESSON PLAN Maya Pindyck Download: Paint Pictures with Words Genre(s) taught: Poetry Grade(s) taught: 1st grade Your students’ special needs (if any): Varied abilities in reading and writing. Two boys with “behavioral issues” who were usually working with a paraprofessional during the lesson but occasionally participated. Overall residency goal: to get students excited to write and…

I believe Personal Essay ~ Sarah Dohrmann

Download: Sarah Dohrmann “This I Belive” LP Genre(s) taught: argumentative writing, poetry, & personal essay writing Grade(s) taught: 9th & 10th Lesson Objective: Each student will write a scene from their life that will later serve as the “supporting evidence” of something they believe in; then they’ll write one sentence that simply states the belief that…

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