Lesson Introduction (Five minutes) Draw a large heart on the chart paper with a marker. Explain to your students that they will write meaningful topics and keep these topics in their desks for the entire year to refer back to when they can’t think of things to write about. Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (Ten minutes) Model the process of thinking of ideas to put in your writing heart. Display examples of adding family members, pets, and beloved things to do such as read, run, and travel. Explain that once half of the writing heart is packed in, it can be decorated. Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (Five minutes) Invite a few students to share what they would add to their writing hearts. Ask[…]