This Moving through a Machine lesson plan also includes:
Explore organization and sentence fluency in this Six-Traits instructional activity. After reading chapter three of Robert McCloskey's Homer Price, young writers work together to construct a paragraph inspired by the donut-making machine that is detailed in the book. Using the class paragraph as a model, and incorporating transition words, individuals or pairs create a description of an imaginary machine. You could use the procedures of this instructional activity with any piece of literature.