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Creating a classroom writing wall is a great way to support your Writing Workshop and to help students remember the writing process, revising and editing goals, and other writing tips. Post all your writing anchor charts in one spot for quick reference! Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Jobs, Kindergarten Writing, Writing Ideas, Sentence Writing, Teaching Tools

Writing Wall Inspiration – Teacher Trap

Make the walls of your classroom work for you and your students! Ideas for planning a Writing Wall that will truly support your little writers.

10 Academic Activities to Get You Thru the Holidays - Tanya Yero Teaching Holida. 10 Academic Activities to Get You Thru the Holidays - Tanya Yero Teaching Holiday Activities Halloween Bebes, Theme Halloween, Halloween Activities, Holiday Activities, Stem Activities, 4th Grade Activities, Halloween Math, Holidays Halloween, Writing Lessons

10 Academic Activities to Get You Thru The Holidays - Ideas for Upper Elementary

Read about ten activities to use in your classroom for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas for your upper elementary students. From STEM challenges to printables these activities cover curriculum and bring engagement to your students.

Set the Stage to Engage with this complete writing classroom transformation! This grade resource pack includes activities focusing on transition words paragraph writing editing grammar adding 'voice' details prepositions and much more! Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Math Lessons, 5th Grade Activities, Classroom Projects, Future Classroom

Writing Construction Week: A Classroom Transformation!

Sweet Tooth Teaching-- Classroom Ideas, Resources, & Freebies!

Journals Friday Journals offer a way for students to share their learning with their families.Friday Journals offer a way for students to share their learning with their families. Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Centers, Kindergarten Graduation, Teaching Ideas, Physical Activities, Kindergarten Journals, Movement Activities

The Colorful Apple

Creating a connection between home and school has such a huge impact on a student’s education. One way that I go about this is having students share with their families what we are learning in the classroom through a series of hand-written letters. On Fridays, during Writer’s Workshop, my students write in their Friday Journals. […]

 I would have more ribbons to help with eliminating more of the common words that make writing boring! so clever & easy! write common transition words & alternatives for "said" on clothespins and hang in writing center! Talk 4 Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Skills, Writing Area, Teaching Ideas, Writing Traits, Writing Centers

Writing Clips

I really needed a new way to get my students to fix up their writing. We talk about transition words from the start of the year and even have a list in our writing folders, but I wanted to be sure they were actually being used in their writing. I decided to make clips for the most common transition words we use. I also made a set of clips that listed alternatives for the word-said. These clips have been a huge hit in the classroom. My students simply grab a clip, use it to spell the word(s)…

Writing: Stretch A Sentence (Early Elementary & Intervention) Writing Curriculum, Kindergarten Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Homeschooling, Second Grade Writing, Sentence Writing, Narrative Writing

Writing: Stretch A Sentence (Early Elementary & Intervention)

6/22-DISTANCE LEARNING!!! I have converted the worksheets to editable/interactive PDFs that you and your students can edit and work with. You need the KAMI app for Chrome to be able to do this. This will save you time in having to convert these from PDF to PowerPoint to Google Slides. First, you can...

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Figurative Language Lessons

Figurative language review for similes, metaphors, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, idioms and more for upper elementary students.

Updated claim, evidence and reasoning. Definitions from science are printed. My notes about language arts are hand written. Updated claim, evidence and reasoning. Definitions from science are printed. My notes about language arts are hand written. Science Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science Notes, Science Notebooks, Physical Science, Science Curriculum, Kindergarten Writing

Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts - ReadWriteThink | Science lessons, Science writing,

Via The Scout Report "Educators in many disciplines may be interested in Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts, a strategy guide from ReadWriteThink. Constructing a logical and well-supported argument is one of the fundamental skills needed to write a successful paper and it is something that many students struggle with when learning how to write. This strategy guide is intended for use with students in grades 6-12, but instructors and teaching assistants at the undergraduate level…

FREE printable to teach students to color code their constructed response reading answers. For the weekly reading response question 6th Grade Reading, 4th Grade Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Race Writing, Reading Response Activities, Elementary Teaching, Reading Groups

7 Ways to Support Students with Constructed Response Reading Questions - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

This post shares 7 strategies help support students with constructed response reading questions.

Writing Tips: 6 Ways to Start a Sentence Writing Classes, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Workshop, Writing Process, Kindergarten Writing, Start Writing, Descriptive Writing Activities, Teaching Grammar

Writing Strategies | 6 Ways to Start a Sentence | Sentence Structure | Learn to Write

Know what you want to write but aren't sure where to start? These sentence prompts will help. Remember these 6 openings and you can write anything you want! ...

Animal Research Projects (What the Teacher Wants!) Animal reports are a fun way to get young students excited about doing research. Today I wanted to show how I differentiate my animal research unit for kindergarten all the way up through fourth grade Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Science Lessons, Writing Activities, Writing Process, Animal Activities For Kids, 2nd Grade Activities, Reading Worksheets, Phonics Activities

Animal Research Reports

I am so excited about my new animal research pack! Next year I will be the K-6 computer specialist at my school and I wanted to come up with a fun way to get my kindergarteners and first graders excited about doing research. Your students can do this research project using non-fiction reading book...

Shades of Meaning: Start with a frequently used word and use a thesaurus to identify 8 synonyms. Students circle 3 of the synonyms. Fill up the remaining paint shades with the varied synonyms, building up. Teaching Vocabulary, Vocabulary Building, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Writing Skills, Teaching Ideas, Vocabulary Strategies, Reading Strategies, 4th Grade Vocabulary Words

Word Choice - 5 Ways to Expand Your Students' Vocabulary - Appletastic Learning

Teaching students the importance of good word choice can improve their writing skills and their oral language vocabulary.

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Buzzing with Ms. B

If you've been following for any length of time, you know that I love a good mentor text. They're engaging and a great way to get student...

Use these free Writing Folders and freebies to give your writers support during their independent writing time. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Process, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Help, Writing Workshop, Writers Workshop Folders, Writing Centers

Writing Folders - for K-5 Learners - This Reading Mama

Use these free Writing Folders and freebies to give your writers support during their independent writing time. Find all our FREE Writing Printables HERE. If you are a subscriber to my newsletter, you can download all the printables that go with it for FREE! Not a subscriber? Simply subscribe HERE! NOTE: If you are already a ... Read More about Writing Folders – for K-5 Learners

Teach students how to write complete sentences with these writing activities. Students will learn how to write complete, detailed, descriptive sentences. Writing Complete Sentences, Paragraph Writing, Writing Process, Writing Sentences, Writing Rubrics, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Sentence Anchor Chart, Writing Anchor Charts

Writing Complete Sentences Ideas

We’ve all been there… teaching students how to write complete sentences is tricky, frustrating, and just all around problematic! Today I want to share with you my favorite activities to teach students how to write complete sentences AND how we transition to writing detailed, descriptive sentences. Writing Complete Sentences: The Basics In the beginning, I ... Read more

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Nonfiction Reading Crafts Set 2: Nonfiction Summary Activities

Teaching students how to summarize and paraphrase what they have read is crucial to internalizing and expressing their reading comprehension of nonfiction texts. These nonfiction summarizing activities are a fresh, hands on and unique way students can practice this important skill. They are an alter...