Conventions and Craft, Grade K A Full Year of Literature-Based Micro-Workshops to Build Essential Understandings for Grammar, Sentence Structure & Word Study

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  • Format: Display
  • Copyright: 2017-04-19
  • Publisher: Scholastic Professional
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If you’re looking for a lively, literature-infused alternative to traditional instruction in conventions, look no further than Conventions and Craft. This breakthrough resource provides a year’s worth of instruction in sentence structure, grammar and word study, punctuation and capitalization, and editing skills, as well as “Get Started” skills that will put kindergarteners on the road to writing success.

One convention, or “understanding,” is covered each week in a lesson cycle made up of five “micro-workshops” that take just 10 minutes a day!

Each grade-specific kit includes:

•192-page, spiral-bound Teacher’s Guide

• An anthology of 14 full-color short texts

• 6 informational trade books by well-known nonfiction authors

• Access to a companion website with assessment tools and videos of Linda Hoyt conducting model lessons

• Sample Student Papers for use in lessons

• A Skills Continuum inspired by CCSS, TEKS, and VSOL

• Sample Year-Long Plans

Author Biography

Linda Hoyt is a full-time author, consultant, and speaker. She has worked as a reading specialist,curriculum developer, Title I teacher, staff developer, and Title I District Coordinator. Linda is the author of 24 powerful professional books, 6 video programs, and instructional resources. Her energetic presentation style and practical strategies have made her one of the most requested literacy speakers in the U.S.

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