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With this opinion writing lesson, students will enjoy writing about the color they like best and reasons why. Color vocabulary cards and a fun brainstorming activity are included.

Worksheets: Stretching Sentences

Stretching Sentences

read aloud for helping kids write

Write On, Fourth Grade!: Teaching Voice & Freebie Printable!

Get Your Students Writing (Free Poster Download)

a year of many firsts: journal writing free download

Writing at Home - Free Parent Handout - Provides an overview of K-2 writing development skills

Primary Junction: Writing at Home - Parent Handout

Journal Writing Resource - Free Download

a year of many firsts: journal writing free download

Visual Chart Makes Everything Easier~ Cute easy-to-understand coloring rubric for kids. But what about a chart like this to show how to fill in the ovals on high-stakes test answer keys? Or, how to head and format work done on notebook paper?!

Mrs. Wills Kindergarten: Teacher Talk Tuesday

Friendly letter freebie!

.✏ Mrs. Stanford's Class ✏.: Super Bowl XLVII Sale!

How to teach capitalizing I

1st Grade Fantabulous: Addition

Teaching how to hold pencil: cut two holes in an old sock for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock. Genius!!

FREE Pencil Grip Poster - PDF file1 page freebie designed by Clever Classroom.Teach your students how to hold a pencil correctly with this clas...

FREE Pencil Grip Poster - 1 page

More ideas for supporting guided writing during small group instruction (and keeping a notebook of work)... like the idea of using the sticker dots to count sounds and then write letters.

Mrs Jump's class: Search results for guided reading

Writing anchor chart

Mrs. Jones's Kindergarten: We are writers & readers
  • Jenee Ligon

    Thanks mill! This is lk what we teach our students. I need to take my own advice! Lol

Beginning a Kindergarten Writers Workshop What to say on the very first day and where to go from there. This unit was created by Jodie Black, who uses it during September with her kindergartners. The series “Units of Study for Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum” by Lucy C

Handwriting Without Tears Verbal Cues

Handwriting-Handwriting w/o Tears

7 FREE classroom posters to assist with writing instruction. Posters correspond to icons on focus sticks.

Focus Sticks | Make Take & Teach

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.(***Make the strip for Writing Workshop.)