Did you think teaching students to write would be a snap? I mean, you are a college-educated, certified individual. How hard could it possibly be? Well, it’s a challenge, especially when just starting out. In my classroom,
Analyzing writing curriculums, planning writing workshop and teaching writing lessons can be overwhelming. You might think, how am I going to fit everything in and produce successful writers? Where do I start? What skills do they need? This post will share the 7 BASIC WRITING LESSONS that every teacher should teach! With this basic knowledge, students will be able to perform other writing assignments more effectively. The following skills are not only effective in upper elementary, they are…
Sentence Starters and Transitions Anchor Chart for Informational Writing! Helps Grade 1-3 students transition from their topic sentence, to points, facts, and closing. Great support for independent writing.
Are you looking for an effective way to organize your students' interactive writing notebooks and folders? I've used writing notebooks for several years and have made changes along the way to find the best possible way to use them. In this post, I will show you how to set