Writer’s Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan


Lesson Focus:  Informational piece that addresses a question.  GLCE: W.GN.01.03

Literature used (if applicable): Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft & Richard G. Van Gelder


Introduction: Read Animals in Winter and discuss animals and what they do during the winter.



Teaching:  Model-teacher chosen animal and work together on a web about that animal.



Active Involvement: Pass out various books on different animals students choose an animal & answer “What does your animal do during the winter?”


Applying the Skill or Strategy: 

-Children create web about their animal.

-Write information into sentence form.

-Illustrate a picture to go along with their writing.