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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

January 2022 Grades 6-8 Lesson of the Month


Grades 6-8 students will use content area topics and write a short descriptive paragraph using their powers of observation. They will apply their academic vocabulary to create word referents and use sentence starters to encourage sentence variety using topics they’re learning about across their day. 


Download January 2022 G6-8 LOM Google Slides
Download January 2022 G6-8 LOM MS Powerpoint
Download Observational Recording Sheet PDF


Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8