Learn when and how to teach the Writing block using Writing Mini-Lessons for Upper Grades for grades 4–6. This 160-page resource addresses specific issues and skills that help students become better writers. These mini-lessons are divided into three sections for use throughout the year. Students learn about different writing genres making decisions about what to write paragraphing in stories and informational text self/peer editing spelling using commas and writing to a prompt. This book supports the Four-Blocks® Literacy Model.