Writer’s Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan
Lesson Focus: Applying pre-writing strategies
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.