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 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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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!