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- ISBN: 9780470610718 | 0470610719
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/22/2011
A guide for teaching all your students the skills they need to be successful writersThe 25 mini-lessons provided in this book are designed to develop students' self-regulated writing behaviors and enhance their self-perceived writing abilities. These foundational writing strategies are applicable and adaptable to all primary students: emergent, advanced, English Language Learners, and struggling writers. Following the SCAMPER (Screen and assess, Confer, Assemble materials, Model, Practice, Execute, Reflect) mini-lesson model devised by the authors, the activities show teachers how to scaffold the writing strategies that students need in order to take control of their independent writing.+ Reveals helpful writing strategies, including making associations, planning, visualizing, accessing cues, using mnemonics, and more+ Offers ideas for helping students revise, check, and monitor their writing assignments+ Explains the author's proven SCAMPER model that is appropriate for students in grades K-3Let Richards and Lassonde-two experts in the field of childhood education-guide you through these proven strategies for enhancing young children's writing skills.