This book takes the stress and guess work out of writing instruction. Writing is one of the most challenging subjects to teach. There are so many components, knowing how to progress from beginning to end can be overwhelming. This action plan will show you where to begin and how to advance through each phase of your students’ writing career. Begin any time from grade three to high school. By the time you complete all the steps outlined in this book, you will have students with outstanding writing abilities prepared for the SAT/ACT, college, and career.
The three sections of this book begin with a summary of all the steps your students will need to complete as they move from grade to grade. This will allow you to see where your students should be and where they are headed. Next, there are three pacing guides. Whether you are beginning your students’ instruction in elementary, middle, or high school, you will know exactly how much time to spend on each skill and how to keep all their skills fresh in their minds. Finally, you will receive a summary of how to teach each skill. In many cases, you may have the curriculum you need to teach each skill. If you do not feel confident that you have what you need, we will recommend effective curriculum for you.