Modes in Focus Grade 4 Literature and Lessons for Narrative, Informational, and Opinion Writing


Modes in Focus Grade 4 Literature and Lessons for Narrative, Informational, and Opinion Writing

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  • Copyright: 04/12/2021
  • Publisher: Scholastic Professional

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Leading writing experts Ruth Culham and Libby Jachles provide literature and lessons for narrative, informational, and opinion writing. Modes in Focus is designed to support educators and students with ready-to-use lessons, mentor texts, teaching tools, and more. Each grade level kit includes six mentor texts supported by its own teaching guide tailored to the needs, abilities, and interests of your students. Culham and Jachles take the next step in writing instruction by linking mentor texts to the modes of writing and providing model lessons that get students writing immediately and enthusiastically!


Six Mentor Texts by contemporary children’s book authors—two that align with each mode
Six Teaching Guides with mode‑specific lessons based on the mentor texts (18 lessons total)
• The Getting Started Guide and Teach Writing Well to help launch your exploration of the modes
Color-coded stickers to label books and other teaching materials by mode
• A Set-Up Sheet and Tabbed Hanging Folders to help organize materials
Three Teaching Posters that feature definitions and key qualities of the modes
Companion website with downloadable writing activities, videos, scoring guides, and more

Paperback books included: My Very Favorite Book In The Whole Wide World, Once Upon a Time, Felipe and Claudette, The Brain Is Kind of a Big Deal, Chicken Little: The Real and Totally True Tale, What If You Had an Animal Tongue!?

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