6 In-Depth “All About” Writing Tutorials


Teaching writing skills can be done in lots of ways! Here are 6 in-depth tutorials for teaching “all about” writing. When it comes to teaching how to write, lots of practice and scaffolded lessons are a must!

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6 In-Depth All About Writing Tutorials - Teach Junkie

1. All About Books Features – Using the acronym “CHALK” help students remember what types of details to include in their “all about” books.

2. All About Books Topics – How to work through a list of topics that young writers are experts on, expand their ideas and write thinking webs.

3. All About Format – A simple three-page book for kindergarten begins with a structured layout and understanding what facts are.

4. Teacher Example – Showing lots of examples of “all about” books can be helpful to strengthen writing skills. Here are some ideas for getting a jumpstart and a printable mini-book template.

5. Teaching Structure of All About Books – Define information books, create a list of what students know a lot about and using mentor texts to really dig into this style of “all bout” book writing.

6. Informational All About Books – A printable template including a diagram page for young writers to create a finalized “all about” book and a way to incorporate research for these books as homework.

I hope you found these digging deeper resources and lesson ideas to be helpful in planning out writer’s workshop “all about” writing lessons. Thanks talented teachers – your printables and lessons are great! Feel free to share your “I’m a Featured Teach Junkie” badge on your blog, facebook or instagram. You earned it! {{woot}}


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