Here are some videos and teaching ideas about writing.
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Writing a Madeline Hunter Lesson Plan is mandatory in many colleges. Was it in yours? I still use this thinking when writing lessons for my planning when demonstrating for teachers in my work situation.
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Kid Writing Lesson (How to Write a Beginning) http://www.teachertube.com/members/viewVideo.php?video_id=104693&title=Kid_Writing_Lesson
Studying Kevin Henkes’ Book Craft Lessons:
2 girls discussing snapshots in their writing: http://www.teachertube.com/members/viewVideo.php?awesm=fbshare.me_DEbr&video_id=91475
I cannot wait for next week’s rules!
This is a link to a great write up about one of Lucy’s units of study: fiction. I am always searching for references to Lucy’s units since many of the teachers I work with use the units as a resource.
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Life is good as we watch Ernie and taking a bath with his Rubber Ducky. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh85R-S-dh8
After you have taken a bath, it is time to eat cookies! Cookie Monster is eating his cookies. Yummy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye8mB6VsUHw
It is song and story time with cookies. Big Bird is singing on of my favorites, ABC-DEF-GHI-JK-LMNOP-QRS-TUV-WXYZ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTvhKZHAP8U
Time for bed. Dance Myself To Sleep http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk1Y4xo4XJ4