Read2write:  Black beauty

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This page updated:  7/3/2019

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Welcome to Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse

In this course we will use the story Black Beauty to learn more about reading strategies and how to use them to improve your writing.   Lessons are broken in to chapter sections, and each chapter section will have

  • a new reading strategy,

  • activities to use the strategy in remembering what you read, and

  • a writing assignment that will extend the strategy


Since you've taken a writing course with WTSOA before, you will recognize the use of the Writing Process stages:  Prewriting (graphic organizers and writing scaffolds), Drafting (using PEG Writing), and Polishing/Publishing.  You will also recognize writing formats such as the

Be sure to use the Word List (Infercabulary) and Printables link to help you learn more.

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Introduction to the classic novel

Point of View:  First Person

Our Author

"Anna Sewell" Author Biography. Accessed 7/3/2019