Liven up writing lessons with this book and set of of SMART Notebook lessons that take full advantage of the SMART Board’s interactive features. Includes five units on narrative writing skills: developing character, exploring setting, understanding plot, creating dialogue, and organizing ideas. Students can easily move, highlight, underline, and change text right on the board. Step-by-step mini-lessons in the book correspond to the Notebook files. A surefire way to motivate and engage every student! How to use this product: This book and the accompanying Notebook files will help you make the most of SMART technology within your writing curriculum. The SMART Notebook files are a perfect way to teach writing skills because they allow you to model concepts and skills for the whole class. You can read and analyze pieces of text together, deciding what works and why. You can move, highlight, underline, and change text right on the whiteboard. And, best of all, you can save everything for later use or review. When your class comes up with awesome sensory details or alternatives to replace the dreaded said, you can capture the discussion on screen using our organizers and activities, then provide students with copies for their writing folders!