Mastering the Mechanics: Grades 6-8: Ready-to-Use Lessons for Modeled, Guided and Independent Editing

Mastering the Mechanics: Grades 6-8: Ready-to-Use Lessons for Modeled, Guided and Independent Editing

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Overview

A collection of easy-to-use lessons that focus on grammar, spelling, punctuation, editing and use of conventions in writing. Each lesson follows a predictable pattern: a teacher-modeled lesson on day 1, followed by an experience with an unedited sample of student writing on day 2. On day 3, students apply the editing/conventions focus point in their own writing folders; day 4 centers on review and summation. For use with Grades 6-8.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545223003
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 11 - 13 Years

About the Author

Linda Hoyt is a nationally recognized consultant who creates environments where engaged children are active participants in their own learning. She is the author or editor of multiple landmark books and resources including Mastering the Mechanics, K–1; 2–3; and 4–5 plus Revisit, Reflect, Retell, Spotlight on Comprehension, Explorations in Nonfiction Writing K; 1; and 2 and Interactive Read-Alouds for Grades K–1; 2–3; and 4–5.

Lynnette Brent has many years of experience teaching reading, language arts, and drama in middle school classrooms. She has written numerous trade books for children in social studies and science and a professional development series that integrates the teaching of reading and writing strategies with content-area materials. Currently, Lynnette works as an author, editor, and consultant.

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