Literature Connection to 6 Traits: Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm

Harvey Potter’s Balloon Farm by Jerdine Nolen is a juvenile fiction book with a delightful and imaginative tale of a magical balloon farm. This book is paired with a 6 Traits writing lesson to encourage generating prewriting ideas. This prewriting activity is a concrete kinesthetic activity to engage students in an important step in the writing process.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
GLE 0501.3.3
Know and apply the steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, evaluating, and publishing.
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