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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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!
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.
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 ...
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.
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 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! ...
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…
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...
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.
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 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 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)
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...