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  1. Apr 2023
    1. My teachers were practice, experience, trial and error, good editors and exemplars like John McPhee, Tracy Kidder, Edward Hoagland, Paul Theroux and Annie Dillard.

      Examples of good writers from Dale Keiger.

  2. Feb 2017
    1. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information

      Using linking words makes a students writing much more fluid. An idea that comes to mind when thinking about fun ways to teach linking words is to play a game with the entire class. As the teacher, come up with the beginning sentence of a story. Then, have students popcorn continuing it on by using the linking words and phrases. This way they can have a fun creative way to learn something that may otherwise seem boring.

  3. Feb 2016
    1. Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

      this is a skill for children in first grade because they need to be able to pick out words that connect to their 5 senses. A good example of this would be a book called Dog's Colorful Day because it talks about food and colors which pertain to the senses of sight and taste.

    2. Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).

      This is a skills that kindergarteners need to know. You could give them the story of the three little pigs and hey Dittle Dittle and ask them to tell you which one is the story.

    3. define the role of each

      This would be what the student needs to do. They need to pick out the author and illustrator of the story. a good example of this might be a story by Dr. Suess because a lot of children have read his books