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Teaching Tipster: Teaching Questioning to Improve Comprehension

After working with my students with this reciprocal teaching framework for the past month, I realized that they need a lot more expli...

Five-finger retell! This is a simple way for students to remember how to write summaries. The teacher can hang these hands up in the classroom or students can simply use their own hands if they can't see the ones hung up. This lesson can be done by having students go through the five finger retell on a story they have previously read.

5 Finger Retell (summarizing strategy)

Many kids have a hard time retelling/summarizing a passage or story. This simple hand trick helps them tell only the most important parts of the story. One teacher I know keeps these …

First, next, then, last... Writing. Use with my ELA intervention class, yep!

Amy Lemons - Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.

Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.

Text organiser for recount writing. Classroom Treasures: Recount Writing

Recount Writing

Free recount writing posters and resources for classrooms, teachers and parents.

FREE Recount Writing prompt - great for back to school

Back Into It

Most teacher sin my state of Australia go back into the classroom tomorrow after a 2 week Autumn break - we call our breaks from school 'holidays'. I have made this proforma for planning a 'holiday recount'. Students can plan their ideas on it before they write. I have provided a nice worksheet for writing the good copy! \ You can grab both for FREE HERE - from google drive! I plan writing lines, so that students write in the solid lines and use the dotted lines for top/tail guides. I have…

Year 1 Recount Writing Mini Unit: 10 Writing Lessons - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Year 1 Recount Writing Mini Unit: 10 Writing Lesson Plans - Australian Curriculum Lessons

Summary: This two week unit of work with lesson plans for a year one classroom and is focused on the text form of recount, with these lessons illustrating to students how to construct a recount. My first two lessons have the essence of a retell text type. Students are not retelling the story, I am […]

5 finger retell. Could draw round hand and then have this in on the table when writing instructions or a recount

5 finger retell. Could draw round hand and then have this in on the table when writing instructions or a recount

Recount writing anchor charts in first grade (orange-when, blue-who, pink-what, green-where, yellow-why, red-feelings sentence). Co-created with students.

Recount writing anchor charts in first grade (orange-when, blue-who, pink-what, green-where, yellow-why, red-feelings sentence). Co-created with students.

The 5 Ws and How. Students used color coded post its to place on the sign when reading different stories.

The 5 Ws and How. Students used color coded post its to place on the sign when reading different stories.

FREEBIE on TPT: Questioning Posters Who, What, Where, When, Why, How

Questioning Posters *FREEBIE*

A pack of questioning posters to help your kiddos remember which question words to use and when! I have included a poster for: *who *what *where *when *why *how Hang these in your room and the kids can refer to them like anchor charts when using questioning words/phrases. Please let me know how m...

recount writing assessment

Recount Writing Assessment

recount, writing, assessment

Recount writing about swimming lessons....plus art to match

Recount writing about swimming lessons....plus art to match

Writing - Who, what, where, when, why

The "Kindergarten" Writing Process

I am very excited to be a guest blogger here on Kindergarten Lifestyle. I love Jeannie's blog and I think the concept of guest blogging is fantastic, as it gives bloggers an opportunity to share their ideas and activities with a bigger audience. I enjoy talking, whether it is face-to-face or through blogging, and I love knowing that people are interested in what I have to say. I hope that you enjoy my post today. I will be sharing photos of my writing classroom and I will include…