Books for Teaching Letter Writing
- Grades: 6–8
From Unit Plan: Letter Writing
I use these books to help students break the researching and reporting process into manageable steps.
The following books are available in the Teacher Store.
Expository Writing by Tara McCarthy
I've incorporated the teaching ideas on note-taking, outlining, research and presentations from this great resource! Help your students become better writers by adapting the lessons provided to fit your classroom needs! Be sure to check out the reproducible worksheets!
Step-by-Step Strategies for Teaching Expository Writing by Barbara Mariconda
Students will benefit from seeing the examples of various writing strategies in a step-by-step process. This resource comes complete with essay samples and reproducible worksheets.
50 Writing Lessons that Work: Motivating Prompts and Easy Activities that Develop the Essentials of Strong Writing by Carol Rawlings Miller
Each lesson begins by explaining the skill focus and includes a ready-to-go assignment. This is a great supplement for your writing curriculum. I use these assignments when I know I need to plan for a substitute.