Teaching Writing in Kindergarten

Teaching Writing in Kindergarten

by Randee Bergen

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Overview

This smart, simple approach ensures that kindergarteners write at or above a first-grade level by the end of the year. Master teacher Randee Bergen shares her yearlong plan for daily writing, providing complete lessons and tips for motivating all learners, managing writing time, and assessing children's work effectively and efficiently. Includes guided lessons for the whole group as well as individualized mini-lessons to support learners exactly where they need help. For use with Grade K.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545054003
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 777,679
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 5 Years

About the Author

Randee Bergen's 17 years in the classroom have included teaching each grade, K through 6, as well as special education. Her experiences shaping writing instruction for older students and struggling learners and teaching her two daughters to write resulted in this novel and effective approach to developing a strong writing foundation for kindergarten students. Bergen has written articles on teaching students with learning disabilities and on reading and writing instruction for LD Forum and Connect, and contributed research findings to the Colorado State Department of Education's classroom research report. She currently teaches kindergarten in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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ssbarn More than 1 year ago
An outstanding resource for teaching writing to first time writers! This book starts from day one, drawing a simple picture to communicate an idea, to expressing ideas with more and more tools as the weeks pass. A wonderful "how to" guide for leading emergent writers into the world of writing!