I appreciate it! I had one student ask the question and the other student answer the question using a sentence frame. Now, practice with another student who volunteers to come to the front of the class When we speak or write, we should use this format: have this posted for students to look at.
Giving each student one sandwich cookie to munch on while they worked on these organizers helped keep them excited about the whole process. Should we be allowed to download our own apps on the iPads the school gave us?
To do this, I printed the prompt strips on one colored piece of paper and a the sentence frames on another colored piece of paper.
Each student had to find a partner with the opposite kind of paper. Click on the images below to download and print. Individual Writing Since we had spend so much time on the whole group and partner practice today, I gave students an easy prompt: their favorite food.
Have them write their opinion with this opinion practice worksheet.
This student needed some coaching on finishing his opinion in 4. A couple weeks into our persuasive writing unit and I have already seen a lot of progress from our very first efforts.
They were able to see how they could manipulate the sentence frames. I hope you find a few of these tips and my graphic organizers helpful!