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Mini-lessons Cycle 2: Teaching Conventions in Mini-Lessons
Day 3: A sign of growth
Challenge: Look through your students’ writing and identify common errors in your class. Identify the root of the problem. What are your students attempting as writers and what do they need to know to make their writing more conventional? If you are unsure, find the grammar expert in your building and ask for help. There are also many online resources to help identify grammar issues.
What are some common errors in your classroom of writers?
How will you approach your mini-lesson to help students learn to write more conventionally?