Augusta uses a student writing sample of Grade 5 “opinion/argument” writing to demonstrate the use of her Touching the Spirit strategies for lessons that accelerate the teaching of writing skills for underperforming students.
The writing prompt for the example is widely used: “A Person I Admire”. The teacher asks students to state an opinion and then explain three reasons why they have formed that particular opinion. This creates a 5 paragraph essay.
For underperforming students who need to accelerate their learning of writing skills, here is an example of a sequence of lessons. * (See the video where Augusta models these lessons.)
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