Teaching students to write long reading response off of sticky note thinking
120 Writing Prompts---for kids who can't think of journal ideas..grab one... i wish my teachers had had something like this....
"This website has really interesting writing prompts. Some of them are really fun!"
FREE MLK Jr. Graphic Organizer
Expository Essentials Poster
Expanding sentences. Would love to do a foldable like this with grade-level revisions. 1. Add an adj/adv participial phrase. 2. Add a prepositional phrase. 3. Reorder/rearrange the sentence. 4. Improve the verb. 5. Include an appositive. 6. Write it as a compelling fragment. 7. Rewrite it as dialogue. 8. Change the point of view.
Expanding sentences. Absolutely doing this with the kids.
Make your own printable handwriting worksheets. YESSSSSSSSSSS!!!
@Jill Houck---but with our writing process steps... good way to keep track of where kids are at, and if a helper comes in its easy for them to see who needs help.
A strategy to teach how to write a complete sentence- I love the strip that prompts the kids to write an adjective, noun, verb and place.
I did this last year with the word "good", the kids loved it!
No, It’s Not Arbitrary and Does Make Sense: Teaching the English Punctuation System
@Jill Houck---The Clever School Teacher: Book lists complied by reading strategies, writing traits, and common core!!!