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.