WriterŐs Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan
Lesson Focus: Poetry Pattern GLCE:W.GN.00.02
Introduction: Patterns are all around us, even in our writing. Read Ň A Pattern of my Favorite PoemÓ book. This is a book of kid poems by Regie Routman.
Teaching: Re read poem underlining poem ŇlikesÓ in green and ŇdislikesÓ in red.
Active InvolvementÉ. Brainstorm with students, forming the two groups Ňlikes and dislikesÓ with responses. Use broad categories like food, people, activities, etc.
Likes- friends, Mom pizza
Dislikes – carrots, peas, broccoli
Applying the Skill or Strategy:
Write the responses into a pattern, followed by a picture:
Green ink – I like friends. drawing
Red ink – I donŐt like carrots. drawing
Green ink – I like Mom. drawing
Red ink – I donŐt like peas. drawing
Green ink – I like pizza. drawing
Red ink – I donŐt like broccoli. drawing