Kindergarten-- Printed & Online Teaching Manual
Kindergarten-- Printed & Online Teaching Manual

Kindergarten-- Printed & Online Teaching Manual

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Designed for the Kindergarten teacher, this package includes the following:

  • Writing by Design® Printed Teaching Manual
  •  Writing by Design® Online Teaching Manual (1 teacher license) for off-site planning and computer projection.  Optional annual renewal, $50.
  •  Free password-protected access to supporting documents and teaching resources

 Teaching Manuals

The manual provides step-by-step comprehensive lesson plans for the instruction of genre-specific writing: (1) Personal Narrative, (2) Summary of a Narrative Text, (3) Summary of an Informative Text, (4) Informative, and (5) Opinion.

 Lessons are supported by:

  • Rubrics
  • Model Papers
  • Introductory Six Traits lessons
  • Pictorials and lesson references to Six Traits and Genre Charts
  • Reproducible student handouts and worksheets
  • Common Core Standards alignment
  • “No Excuse Spelling” K-8 and grade-specific word lists
  • Revision and Editing tools and exercises
  • Supportive lesson resources
  • Differentiated teaching tips for ELL and students with special needs
  • Writing strategies
  • Engaging beginnings and conclusions
  • Figurative language definitions and examples
  • Advanced Parts of Speech/Word Choice examples
  • Academic language reference
  • Authentic Assessments
  • Lesson-specific recommended picture books
  • Spanish-translated resources

The manual for Letter and Sentence Formation includes lesson plans and reproducible worksheets for students to build letter formation skills, writing simple sentences using high-frequency words, and phonetic spelling.

Writing by Design® uses recommended picture books, which are listed here