'the best part of me' writing prompt...would be great to see hanging on Curriculum night!
A tool for writers to select better words for overused versions.
Get kids writing this summer! Ages 4+
How to inspire kids to write at home - The Measured Mom
This one isn't mine, but I have a board like this in my classroom this year. It's great - it's basically a thesaurus on a bulletin board. I teach fifth grade, but this would be great for younger grades that may not be ready to use the actual thesaurus - they can still use, as I call them, "fancy words!"
For our writing center
Classroom Displays - More Word Walls - Classroom Displays
Print this simple book for Father's Day. Kids can fill in the blanks or dictate the answers. Such a great keepsake!
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.
With this opinion writing lesson, students will write their opinions about the animal they think is the best pet. Kindergarten students and 1st graders will benefit from the differentiated publishing pages in this 21 page opinion writing packet.
Making Complete Sentences with Roll a Sentence (FREE Printable Included) ~ Plus more resources for making sentence writing fun! | This Reading Mama
Pebble or Rock Words: A word that is a pebble does not tip the scale like a rock. Rocks are strong and have muscle! Find rocks outside your classroom and decorate the rocks to make Rock Garden of Words. We are always on the look out during read aloud time for Rock Words. At writing time, we are trying to put Rock words in our stories.
Mrs. Lee's Kindergarten: Winter Centers & Oldie but Goldie FREEBIE
Terrific idea for using different words in a student's writing! Make for your writing center or each student can make their own! Website is incorrect, but picture give enough of idea.