Step 2: Teach Lesson
Give the student a few minutes to make a list of as many of their favorite places as they can. Let the student share their lists. Ask the
student to choose one place about which to write. Using a graphic organizer, have the student write words that describe their favorite
From their graphic organizers, have the student compose a draft describing their favorite place.
Give time for the student to read and discuss improvements to their papers. Give the student time to improve their drafts by adding,
deleting, or reordering ideas based on feedback.
Help the student check their own papers and make corrections for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Have the
student make a final copy.
Choose a format for the student to share their papers with others.
Everyone has favorite places where they feel happy. Choose one favorite place and describe what that place is like, using as many
senses as you can. Use rich, descriptive words so your reader can imagine being in your special place.