Balanced Literacy at Book

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Learning Level: Primary School

About this Resource

Grade K, grade 1, grade 2 and students who are learning to read. This is a modelled sentence writing activity to support the Balanced Literacy supplemental book "At Book." Students listen to and read a modeled sentence. Then they select words that are randomly arranged from the grid to write the sentence.
This activity supports the BC Ministry of Education prescribed learning outcomes for
English Language Arts Kindergarten: – create simple messages using a combination of pictures, symbols, letters, and words to convey meaning
English Language Arts Grade 1: – create straightforward informational writing and representations, using prompts to elicit ideas and knowledge, featuring sentence fluency by using simple sentences, patterns, labels, and captions – word choice by beginning to use content-specific vocabulary and some detail
English Language Arts Grade 2: – use strategies after writing and representing to improve their work, including revising to enhance a writing trait (e.g., ideas, sentence fluency, word choice, voice, organization) – editing for conventions (e.g., capitals, punctuation, spelling) Created by SET-BC.

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