Modes In Focus Grade 2

by Scholastic Teaching Resources
SKU: ERSSC-709960
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Leading writing experts Ruth Culham and Libby Jachles provide literature and lessons for narrative, informational, and opinion writing. Modes in Focus is designed to support educators and students with ready-to-use lessons, mentor texts, teaching tools, and more. Each grade level kit includes six mentor texts supported by its own teaching guide tailored to the needs, abilities, and interests of your students. Culham and Jachles take the next step in writing instruction by linking mentor texts to the modes of writing and providing model lessons that get students writing immediately and enthusiastically! Grade 2 includes: • Six Paperback Books: The Astronaut Who Painted The Moon, Finding Home, The Little Red Fort, Surprise!, Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don't Eat Friends, and The Red Shoes. • Book-specific Teaching Guides • Getting Started Guide • Teach Writing Well by Ruth Culham • Three Posters • Sticker Sheets • Online Resources: Scoring Guides, Graphic Organizers, Videos, and more • Crates and Hanging Folders to Organize Materials

Key Features :

Meet the Modes - teaches students to develop writing skills in three modes: narrative, informational, and opinion writingLessons and Learning Supports - Each of the lessons in every Teaching Guide explores the key quality of a mode through engaging discussion and activitiesThe companion website provides additional teaching resources including Teacher and Student Scoring guides, Go-Alongs pages, Write-On pages, prompts, and more!Great for developing Reading and Writing skills