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A Picture Book-inspired Writer's Notebook Lesson
Focus Trait: IDEA DEVELOPMENT Focus Skill: SHOWING vs. TELLING

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A Writer's Notebook by Ralph Fletcher

Welcome to this Lesson:

Showing Nice Things without Ever Saying Nice

creating a "showing riddles" page in a writer's notebook with Post-its and adjective skills

This original lesson launched our 2011-12 Mentor Text of the Year Program in September of 2011.

The Mentor Text:

At WritingFix, we choose a different Mentor Text of the Year each year, and we challenge teachers to use the book throughout the school year. Show; Don't Tell: Secrets of Writing by Josephine Nobisso is our MTotY for the 2011-12 school year.

Thank you for your interest in this lesson. It was one of my favorites that I Posted at WritingFix.

Uncertain of WritingFix's future on the web because of national and state funding cuts, I have begun moving my personal lessons over to my own teaching website.

Please come find this lesson at my website using this direct link:

http://corbettharrison.com/free_lessons/Show-Dont-Tell.htm

 

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