Teaching Writing

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If you're looking for writing workshop ideas, this is the board for you. Find quality writing resources to help children of all ages love writing and do it well. You'll find ways to help you put aside the writing prompts and help children find their own topics - plus many more ideas for teaching writing in kindergarten and elementary school. #teaching writing #writingworkshop #kindergarten #elementary #languagearts

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Family Playing Cards are a great way to 'play' with family members and learn loved ones' names along the way!

reading and writing family names with family playing cards

25 Ways to Make Writing Fun | This Reading Mama

25 Ways to Make Writing Fun - This Reading Mama

Is writing dry and boring? Well, liven it up with 25 different ways to make writing fun, including tips and tools to make writing irresistible!

D’Nealian Handwriting Worksheets - free printable

D’Nealian Handwriting Worksheets - free printable

Books that Teach About the Writing Process ~ a book list from This Reading Mama

Books that Teach About the Writing Process

If you teach writing to K-5 learners, this book list has over 15 books to help you teach young writers all about the writing process.

Fun handwriting activities for kids that even reluctant kids will enjoy.

18 Fun Handwriting Activities for Kids (Even the Reluctant Ones)

Fun handwriting activities for kids that even reluctant kids will enjoy.

Free Ideas- A blog post to show how to teach topic sentences effectively.  It also includes indents!  Designed by Rockin Resources

How to Teach Paragraph Writing

Free Ideas- A blog post to show how to teach topic sentences effectively. It also includes indents! Designed by Rockin Resources

Download the components of this Writing Goals chart for free!  Perfect for my Kindergarten kids this time of year.

Writing Posters

Sometimes you take the time to make something that looks good, but when it's all said and done you don't use it. Well, that's not the case w...

A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick {FREE Printable}

A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick {FREE Printable}

Handwriting isn’t something we practice in isolation every day. We have our handwriting notebooks and handwriting is addressed as we write together. But lately, as I have been watching my Kindergartner and 1st grader write, I’ve noticed that they aren’t forming several of their letters the conventional way. I jotted down a little list of the ... Read More about A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick {FREE Printable}

Developmental Progression of Pencil Grasp.

Developmental Progression of Pencil Grasp -

Find out if your child's pencil grasp is appropriate for their age.

12 fun ways to practice name writing for preschooler -- that will actually have them interested in trying to write it! <3

Not Interested in Learning to Write Their Name? Try These.

Make name writing fun with these 12 interactive activities that are perfect for preschoolers!

Rainbow Writing {101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet}

Rainbow Writing {101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet}

Rainbow writing with a free letter outlines printable is a great way to help kids learn their letters and practice proper letter formation.

Subjects & Predicates - what complete sentences need / anchor chart

Subjects & Predicates Anchor Chart

Use the train analogy to teach students about subjects and predicates! This blog post contains an anchor chart and several matching activities.

Star Wars Handwriting practice for kids especially reluctant writers.

Star Wars Handwriting Practice

Star Wars Handwriting practice for kids especially reluctant writers.

Onomatopoeia poster for classroom - help with writing!

Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia Language Arts Classroom Poster. Created by The Writing Doctor. Visit "The Write Prescription" dot com.

Fine Motor Requirements For Handwriting

Fine Motor Requirements For Handwriting

What exactly are the fine motor movements that are used in writing? In a mature dynamic grasp, the fingers do the majority of the work, but the whole hand is required in order to stabilize and provide strength for the activity. The most important muscles for efficiency when making the actual pencil movements, are the[Read More]

Informational Writing unit ideas and anchor charts. FREE template for an all about ladybugs book

Informational Writing

This week we started to learn about informational writing. My class LOVES nonfiction so I knew they would be excited about this unit of study. Finally, they get to write about animals, plants or weather!! We are learning about Ladybugs. Our class project was to write about Ladybugs. We created the RAN chart above (Tony Stead/Linda Hoyt). We shared our thinking on a Voice Thread about Ladybugs. We went on a great Ladybug site that gave us lots of information. I actually learned many things I…

Transition Words...helpful list to make writing and story retelling smoother and more connected.

Transition Words

We are still working on Small Moment Stories. We talk about transition words daily as they come up in both our reading and writing. We talk about how transition words connect our thoughts and make our writing sound smoother and better. My students LOVE songs! We have songs for just about everything. If there isn't a song, then we make one up. This is our transition word song and the list of transition words that my students keep in their Writing Folders. Click on the images below for the…

Writing Partners anchor Chart for classroom

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Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Children's books with alliteration - The Measured Mom

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Children's books with alliteration - The Measured Mom

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Children's books with alliteration - The Measured Mom

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Children's books with alliteration

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Children's books with alliteration - The Measured Mom

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Children's books with alliteration - The Measured Mom

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Children's books with alliteration - The Measured Mom

Teach students how to have fun with figurative language by reading aloud these books with alliteration! #figurativelanguage

Family Playing Cards are a great way to 'play' with family members and learn loved ones' names along the way!

reading and writing family names with family playing cards

25 Ways to Make Writing Fun | This Reading Mama

25 Ways to Make Writing Fun - This Reading Mama

Is writing dry and boring? Well, liven it up with 25 different ways to make writing fun, including tips and tools to make writing irresistible!

D’Nealian Handwriting Worksheets - free printable

D’Nealian Handwriting Worksheets - free printable

Books that Teach About the Writing Process ~ a book list from This Reading Mama

Books that Teach About the Writing Process

If you teach writing to K-5 learners, this book list has over 15 books to help you teach young writers all about the writing process.

Fun handwriting activities for kids that even reluctant kids will enjoy.

18 Fun Handwriting Activities for Kids (Even the Reluctant Ones)

Fun handwriting activities for kids that even reluctant kids will enjoy.

Free Ideas- A blog post to show how to teach topic sentences effectively.  It also includes indents!  Designed by Rockin Resources

How to Teach Paragraph Writing

Free Ideas- A blog post to show how to teach topic sentences effectively. It also includes indents! Designed by Rockin Resources

Download the components of this Writing Goals chart for free!  Perfect for my Kindergarten kids this time of year.

Writing Posters

Sometimes you take the time to make something that looks good, but when it's all said and done you don't use it. Well, that's not the case w...

A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick {FREE Printable}

A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick {FREE Printable}

Handwriting isn’t something we practice in isolation every day. We have our handwriting notebooks and handwriting is addressed as we write together. But lately, as I have been watching my Kindergartner and 1st grader write, I’ve noticed that they aren’t forming several of their letters the conventional way. I jotted down a little list of the ... Read More about A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick {FREE Printable}

Developmental Progression of Pencil Grasp.

Developmental Progression of Pencil Grasp -

Find out if your child's pencil grasp is appropriate for their age.