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  Teaching Paragraphs, Summarizing Activities, Paragraph Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Rubrics, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Fourth Grade Writing

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...

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PowerPoints for EVERY Lesson

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Are you teaching your students about personal narratives or memoirs in reading? Why not use this book as a mentor text! It's engaging and perfect for teaching about perspective! Your students will LOVE this book! Memoir Writing, Narrative Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Reading Lessons, Math Lessons, Upper Elementary Resources, Teacher Lesson Plans, Middle School English

MTM: Memoirs of a Hamster

What elementary student wouldn't love reading a memoir by a hamster? Try out "Memoirs of a Hamster" with plenty of story elements and humor!

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.

  Writing Strategies, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, 5th Grade Writing, Middle School Writing, Mentor Sentences, Mentor Texts, Journal Writing Prompts
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Informational Writing

This comprehensive unit addresses all of the informational writing standards! This file is available as a traditional PDF file, AND all student forms are available in Google Docs for easy availability to Google Classroom. ********************************************************************This is a ...

FREE printable to teach students to color code their constructed response reading answers. For the weekly reading response question 4th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Reading, 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.

  Teaching Narrative Writing, Writing Mentor Texts, Personal Narrative Writing, Expository Writing, Informational Writing, Teaching Reading, Personal Narratives, Kindergarten Writing, Writing Process

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...

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

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…

Perfect for DISTANCE LEARNING ++++ Save OVER 35% when you buy this BUNDLE ++++Plus you'll receive a BONUS: Cursive Awards CertificatesFinally, there is a way for your students to learn cursive while you are teaching small groups. These cursive video lessons will provide your students with guided pra... Learn Cursive, Teaching Cursive, Spelling And Handwriting, Improve Handwriting, Cursive Alphabet, Uppercase And Lowercase Letters, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Learning

BUNDLE 26 Cursive Handwriting Video Lessons ALL CAPITAL LOWERCASE Extra Practice

Perfect for DISTANCE LEARNING, STATIONS, or AT-HOME PRACTICE++++ Save 30% when you buy this BUNDLE ++++Plus you'll receive a BONUS: Cursive Awards CertificatesFinally, there is a way for your students to learn cursive while you are teaching small groups. These cursive video lessons will provide your...

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, Vocabulary Activities, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Vocabulary Words, Writing Skills, Teaching Ideas, Vocabulary Strategies

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.

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, Kindergarten Graduation, Teaching Ideas, Physical Activities, Kindergarten Journals, Movement Activities, Vocabulary 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. […]

Teaching students to cite text evidence is easy with this step-by-step guide for busy teachers. Teach your class to refer to the reading as they answer reading comprehension questions. Great for grade, grade, grade, and students. 6th Grade Reading, 6th Grade Ela, 4th Grade Writing, Student Reading, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Sixth Grade, Teaching Spanish, Teaching 6th Grade

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Here's a step-by-step guide for teaching students to identify text evidence and support answers to questions with evidence from passages.

 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 Resources, Writing Area, Teaching Ideas, Writing Traits

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)…

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, Writing Activities, Sentence Anchor Chart

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

Writing: Stretch A Sentence (Early Elementary & Intervention) Writing Curriculum, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Homeschooling, Writing Centers, Reading Centers, 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...