Writing in Mrs. Reynolds' room
Interesting chart that shows the stages of a child's writing
A Little Cheat Sheet To Avoid Using The Word ‘Very’
writers notebook, love this idea... her teacher site is filled with awesome printables and ideas!
Free: Wonderful Storytelling Tool for Kids - Storyboard That | iGameMom
Free: Wonderful Storytelling Tool for Kids – Storyboard That
What's Your Opinion? - Sentence starters from Live, Love, Laugh, and Learn! This site also offers a video and other ideas for teaching persuasive writing.
Stories By Storie: Ten Pin Linky - Writing Ideas
I have no doubt… The truth is… It will be clearly seen…I fail to agree… I am convinced that … I believe you should know that… I agree wholeheartedly…I strongly oppose… I find it offensive…It would be a disservice… I fail to agree… it stands to reason…it goes without saying… speaks for itself…apparently... boldly...
Persuasive Words & Phrases 225
Opinion sentence starters. Being able to formulate, explain and defend an opinion is one of the best skills we can teach our students.
Opinion Writing Unit: My Opinion Matters
I "Mustache" Your Opinion (An Opinion Writing Unit)
Help reluctant kids with handwriting practice. Make it fun by writing a letter to a favorite Disney character and get a return postcard.
After my students write a piece I have them leave it on their desks when they go to lunch or special area classes. I place a Skittle on each correct punctuation mark (and I usually put one or two one if they indent a paragraph). Let me tell you, Skittles are the great motivator!
Parts of Speech Grab and Go Books - The Nursery Rhyme Edition from DebReynolds from DebReynolds on TeachersNotebook.com (13 pages) - Parts of Speech practice MAD LIBS style
[Writing Adventures] Research_or_Informational Writing from DebReynolds from DebReynolds on TeachersNotebook.com (2 pages) - Just another tree map to help your kiddos organize their writing.
Characters for an Epic Tale - I like the idea of using this as an adjective lesson. Provide an example for kiddos, then have them create their own using adjectival phrases to describe the characters. Don't use this one in the class tho, a few questionable types!
FREE Vowel Digraph Chart
120 Writing Prompts---for kids who can't think of journal ideas..grab one... i wish my teachers had had something like this....
28 Story Starter Covers Freebie! Thank you, teacher friends, for following along my YouTube journey! I hope you enjoy these story starter covers as much as I have! They are a fun way to recycle paper and get your students writing! And they're in Spanish, too!