Writer’s Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan



Lesson Focus: Applying pre-writing strategies

GLCE: W.PR.06.02


Introduction: Today we are going to discuss several ways to pre-write.


Teaching: Discuss the various types of prewriting strategies and tools such as: story maps, illustrate a picture and label, create a web, the 5 w’s make a list of descriptive words.


Active Involvement: The class practices prewriting a story with the teacher.  Also, they will rotate between various pre-writing stations.


Applying the Skills or Strategy:  Students will choose five different topics and do a different pre-writing strategy for each topic in their writer’s notebook.