Teaching a "Show, Don’t Tell" Read-Aloud Lesson:Provide each student is given an “emotion stick” that contains an “emotion face” with word that describes emotion written below the face (nervous, excited, scared, etc.). As read the story aloud, students hold up their stick when they hear an example of the author “showing” the emotion they have been assigned
Writing Workshop is something my students can count on nearly every day. It is a time when they can develop important ideas and relive small, memorable moments from their lives. It is also a time when there are not a lot of rules, as writing is the most open-ended subject I teach. While my students ...
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