Mini-Lesson: Slow-Motion Writing

Mini-Lesson: Slow-Motion Writing

Mini-Lesson: Slow-Motion Writing This mini-lesson shows students how to slow down to improve their writing. By acting out different tasks like brushing your teeth, Kristina shows students the importance of slowing down when they write so they can include more details....
Mini-Lesson: Pump Up Your Writing

Mini-Lesson: Pump Up Your Writing

Mini-Lesson: Pump Up Your Writing This mini-lesson shows students how to develop their ideas to make their writing better. Using a balloon, Kristina shows students how to “pump” up their writing with added details. With each detail she adds, she blows more...
Mini-Lesson: Adding Details with Carets

Mini-Lesson: Adding Details with Carets

Mini-Lesson: Adding Details with Carets This mini-lesson shows students how to add more to their writing. Kristina helps students see how to use a caret to add more details to their writing. Duration: 14:04 | Grade 1
Mini-Lesson: Introduce Reading Voice & Thinking Voice

Mini-Lesson: Introduce Reading Voice & Thinking Voice

Mini-Lesson: Introduce Reading Voice & Thinking Voice This mini-lesson introduces students to the different voices in their heads. Kristina models her own “voices” to help students understand how the Reading Voice reads the words in the text, and the...
Mini-Lesson: Recalling the Details of a Story

Mini-Lesson: Recalling the Details of a Story

Mini-Lesson: Recalling the Details of a Story This mini-lesson helps students remember the details from a story they’ve just read. Using the ABC Chart, Kristina shows students how to collect their thoughts as they recall characters, settings, and events from the...