I need to connect my new understanding with my previous understandings to answer this. After the reading: What was the main idea in this text?
They ask questions to wonder, justify, clarify, inquire and understand. Following the structure of sentences from the focus text by innovating early in the unit contributed towards their internalisation of a variety of grammatical structures.
For the next couple of days and throughout writing phases, we practised recalling the toolkit because in order for children to write well, they need to be able to remember how to achieve certain effects.
I predict this will be a story about a little girl who loses her dog. Readers draw on their senses to imagine: what pictures they see in their mind as they read what sounds they can hear in their mind as they read what smells are associated with what they read what tastes might be associated with what they read what might the mind be able to touch as it reads.
Most children annotated the text identifying the type of adverbial being used by the writer to give more information about the verb: Children who would find the writing need of this too challenging completed a colour coding alternative.
What am I still confused about? This activity ensures that children are exposed to and talk about what good writers do and how to achieve similar effects in their writing.