Book Title: Essay Writing Made Easy With the Hourglass Organizer: A Classroom-Tested Approach With Step-by-Step Mini-Lessons to Help Students Master Essay Writing
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching
Author: Jane Lierman
Fifteen lessons developed by master writing teachers guide students to write thoughtful, well-structured essays—from informative to persuasive. These step-by-step lessons use a simple, but effective graphic organizer to show how the parts of an essay work together to create a cohesive whole. Each lesson provides differentiation tips for striving and advanced writers. Also included are sample essays that can be used to model and discuss structure and technique. For use with Grades 5 & Up.