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Example Writing Frame for Beginning Writers
There are a lot of lessons out there that rely on this mentor text, and I have to say, most of them I don't find very creative; mainly, other lessons focus too much on teaching the structured nature of Important Book passages, and when you do that, I believe you lose something. So I tried to build this lesson so that it would spark my students creativity by giving them the safety of the frame for writing but permission to think outside the frame too.
Travel/Holidays A writing frame for writing a postcard in French
Amy Harbarger, one of the NNWP's great teacher/librarian consultants, asks her students to reflect using the Important Book's safe frame for writing.