4th Grade Writing
Differentiated Writing Conferences: 7 Writing Traits Conference Organizers
Differentiation made easy! Reduce your planning time and stay organized (while impressing your principal!). This product contains a total of 42 ea...
~*~ Apples of Your Eye! ~*~: Writer's Notebook Organization!
Life... as I know it: Whole-Class Journaling
Mrs. Truett's 3rd Grade: Adjectives!
Adventures in Second Grade
Life in First Grade
Our Bubble Bursting Gum Projects These projects turned out to be a fun & creative way to share several of the major standards that we focused on this year. The project incorporated the following: Timeline (The History of Gum) /Facts/Opinions/“How to” Writing (Written by students for parents to follow)/Compare/Contrast (Types of gum)
Working 4 the Classroom: May 2012
One of the best sites I have seen for helping set up Writer's Workshop. She has amazing ideas for genre units (and celebrations)!
How to Blow a Bubble... First, students chewed a piece of gum. Then they wrote a paragraph about how to blow a bubble using transition words such as first, next, and last. Finally, they created a picture of themselves and attached a balloon to their picture so it looks like they are blowing a bubble!!
Teacher Idea Factory
It's not too late to start this super fun writing unit for Halloween! Have your students make a pet monster with this creative writing unit that covers 4 of the CCSS writing standards! It includes Prewriting graphic organizing worksheets to help develop story ideas, build character descriptions, create a problem and solution, and organize events in the story. It also includes lined writing paper with monster-themed borders, teacher observation form, and revising and editing checklists.
This fabulous 4th grade opinion writing lesson is based on the Common Core Standards. $3.00 This lesson plan includes teacher instructions, student instructions, a...
Fourth Grade Common Core Writing: Opinion Piece
Just the thought of doing a research project is enough to send some students into a permanent state of shock, (and fill teachers with dread!). End the fear with this fun and easy method of organizing and writing research projects. Once I started using this method with my own students, they started doing one research project after another on their own! $
Just the thought of doing a research project is enough to send some students into a permanent state of shock, (and fill teachers with dread!). End the fear with this fun and easy method of organizing and writing research projects.
Take the Fear Out of Research Projects!
What makes a good writer? How do you become a good writer? Lucy Calkins - author of the Units of Study for Reading and Writing series - offers words of wisdom on how to approach writing tasks to produce the best compositions possible. She discusses revising writing, reading your own writing, paying attention to detail, and other aspects of being...
Being a Good Writer: Writing tips and strategies from Lucy Calkins. I can't wait to share this with my class!
($3.50)This Common Core aligned powerpoint presentation is a fun and interactive way to get your students excited about writing their own personal narrati...