Empowering Writers

September 2019 Grades 5-8 Lesson of the Month


This month, bring your students’ book characters to life right in your classroom. By teaching students to generate elaborative detail segments about a story critical character, they will learn how to use specific rather than general details to bring their writing to life for the reader.

Click the picture below to view the Elaborative Detail Skill Power! from our G6 Narrative Hub Guide. 



Download Grades 5-8 September Lesson of the Month
Download Story Critical Character page
Download Elaborative Detail page
Download SRP 14 - Menu of Detail Generating Questions