Great Source Write - Free Mini-lessons

Here you'll find mini-lessons for the different modes of writing. Each mini-lesson includes information about the form/mode and an invitation to students to incorporate what they've learned into a writing activity right away. PowerPoint mini-lessons that can also be printed, projected onto a screen, or copied onto transparency film for whole-class instruction. Basic PowerPoint format but easy to read with some color and clip art. Includes slides about narrative, expository, persuasive, responding to literature, and research writing.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CLE 3001.3.1
Write in a variety of modes for different audiences and purposes.
CLE 3002.3.1
Write in a variety of modes for different audiences and purposes.
CLE 3003.3.1
Write in a variety of modes, with particular emphasis on persuasion, for different purposes and audiences.
CLE 3003.4.1
Define and narrow a problem or research topic.
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Lesson Variations

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