The Common Core Writing Handbook Teacher's Guide provides minilessons for every student lesson and handbook topic, along with additional pages to clarify and support writing practice aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Minilessons follow an I Do, We Do, You Do format with modeled, collaborative, and independent writing practice. Tips for corrective feedback and a feature that further explores the lesson's writing traits are also included.
The Common Core Writing Handbook contains 30 interactive writing lessons that provide leveled information and practice on opinion/argument, informative/explanatory, and narrative writingâ€”all components critical to understanding the writing process and achieving success with the Standards. Information on the writing traits, process writing, writing workshops, technology, and research is provided, as well as checklists and rubrics. Writing models along with interactive practice scaffold students' understanding of arguments, explanations, and narrativesâ€”better preparing them for success with the Standards.