Writing tip for kids of all ages: When something exciting happens, "Write down who you were, who you are, and what you want to remember..."
30 Days of Your Stories: What You Want to Remember
Hand Over the Reins: Student-Driven Projects | Scholastic.com
Get kids thinking, planning and sharing. And they'll love to do it with cool technology like podcasting! ~Bon
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GRAMMAR GAMES~ Great selection of online grammar activities.
Reading Fun: Grammar Games
FREE Grammar poster: Lie vs. Lay My college professor illustrated this well by lying down on a huge table (lie), then standing on the table, hold a huge dictionary above his head, dropping it onto the table, and saying, "I LAY the book on the table." He did this several times. I've never forgotten the difference. But this is a good graphic. Grammar Posters, Stuff, English Posters, College English, English Iv, Write, Lie Vs Lay, Educ, Teach Grammar
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have students pick out a picture special to them...then have them write about being "frozen in that moment." what is going on during the time that the picture was taken? Great writing idea!! Write Idea, Pictur Special, Grade, Educ, Writing Ideas, Student Pick, Frozen, Writing Pictures, Writing Classroom Ideas
have students pick out a picture special to them...then have them write about being "frozen in that moment." what is going on during that time tht picture was taken? Great writing idea!!
Great poster for bad habits...maybe have kids make their own "outlaw" posters based on writing goals? English High School Classroom, High School Teacher, High School Classroom English, English Classroom Posters, Writing Essay, High School English Classroom, High School English Posters, Classroom Posters High School, English Bulletin Board
11 Essay Phrases to Outlaw
6th grader Andrew worked for days, revisiting his notes and all of my classroom Ralph Fletcher's books to create this thorough page of writing advice!
Writing using text structures resource.
The best organization of a Writer's Notebook I've found- plus, simple activities for starting writing off 'WRITE!' this school year! :)
Christmas Story Starters - December Writing Prompts for Common Core Narratives product from Sweet-Tea-Classroom on TeachersNotebook.com
This 21-page activity packet fosters lively discussions in the classroom as students help a fictitious class of students decide how to spend the money they have earned to benefit their community. The packet includes practical applications of math that students can relate to real life. Designed for middle school students.
Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration!!), writer's notebook setup (binderized!), and more! Uh-mazing! Classroom Setup Ideas, Writers Notebook, Writer'S Notebook, Writing Lesson, Writer Workshop, Writer Notebook, Mini Lesson, Workshop Idea, Writers Workshop Notebook
Trapped! Punctuation game is a super fun online game that provides great practice in punctuation skills.