Author

Emily Lundh

Date Approved

2018

Degree Type

Open Access Senior Honors Thesis

Department

Teacher Education

First Advisor

Jacqueline LaRose

Second Advisor

Linda Lewis-White, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Martha Kinney-Sedgewick

Abstract

There is a significant lack of time spent writing with students in the primary grades, namely writing informationally. By using research done by experts in the fields of writing and literature in the elementary grades I have created lessons that integrate informational writing into the daily lessons in math, science, and social studies in first, third, and fifth grades. These lessons are individual, pair, and small group plans that can be completed in just one day or a few days where students are engaging with the content in a different way.

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