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Mini-lessons Cycle 2: Teaching Conventions in Mini-Lessons
Day 5: Always draft with conventions — always!
Challenge: Plan a mini-lesson that will convey the need for consistently using conventions to create meaning. Use one of the techniques listed previously as your demonstration.
What are your plans for instructing your students to be more intentional about using conventions consistently in their writing?
Have your students made the connection between using punctuation and conveying meaning for their reader?