Writer's Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan

 

 

 

Lesson Focus: Strong Verbs and Figurative Language GLCE: W.PS.04.01

 

 

 

Literature Used: 

 

 Mrs. Katz and TushBy: Patricia Polacco

 

 

 

Introduction:

 

Teacher will read Mrs. Katz and Tush,by: Patricia Polacco. This book contains many strong verbs and figurative language.

 

 

 

Teaching:

 

Discuss strong verbs and figurative language. What is meant by those terms?

 

 

 

Active Involvement: 

 

As the students listen to the story, they identify strong verbs and figurative language.

 

 

 

Applying the Skill or Strategy: 

 

The writing assignment for the week will highlight strong verbs and figurative language. Peer conferencing and revising would emphasize this, on how it enhances the writing.