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Scarecrow Writing

October 16, 2015

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Autumn offers so many opportunities and ideas for writing.
Scarecrows have always been a favorite topic for students, from first to fifth grade.
The lessons provided on this post address the following TEKS:
Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text.   Students are expected to:

  •   3.17 (A) plan a first draft by selecting a genre appropriate for conveying the intended meaning to an audience and generating ideas through a range of strategies (e.g., brainstorming, graphic organizers, logs, journals)
  •   3.17 (B) develop drafts by categorizing ideas and organizing them into paragraphs
  •   3.17 (D) edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling using a teacher-developed rubric

Pre-Writing Activities  Includes: lesson plans, how to make scarecrow videos, how to draw scarecrow videos, hamburger paragraph video and graphic organizers, directions for creating an anchor chart for ideas and vocabulary

Want Ad Students will read this Want Ad and discuss the job specifications and requirements for the job of a scarecrow.

Writing Prompt  Writing Prompt based on the specific directions used on the STAAR writing test.


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