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Reading-Writing Workshop

Reading-Writing Workshop

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Teaching Kids About Revising (Writing Workshop Lesson) - See the video :

Revising and editing... Love her blog for Writing test mini lesson prep. I will definitely use this site!

Life in 4B...: Revising & Hearing All Voices

Kate DiCamillo's writing process. WOW! Great clip for my kiddos since they read Edward Tulane last year and are familiar with her. Want to hit the points she makes on setting a goal (writing 2 pages a day) and double spacing for editing and revising!!!

Kate DiCamillo on Writing

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Persuasive sentence starters – FREE Primary KS2 teaching resource

Literacy & Math Ideas: Vary Sentence Structure

Literacy & Math Ideas: Vary Sentence Structure

Trioramas for school projects (so you don't have to find all those shoe boxes).

Pyramid Diorama (Triarama) Templates & Directions

Paper Bag Books are an interesting way for students to present information & can be used for many different subjects & topics. Depending on time, they can work in groups to create a book or they can create a book each.

GREAT writing rubric examples!

Primary Punch: What in the world have I been up to?

10 Books That Inspire Kids to Write..... Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

EASY homemade books tutorial, with video showing book binding stitch

How to Make Homemade Books – with EASY Video Tutorial

Cute idea for opinion writing about favorite books. Kids could also design menus and write about a favorite restaurant!

*Teaching Maddeness*

probably the best book making tutorial I have read. But probably not the best one to start on... I've taken classes before...

How to Make Books

Mother's Day?

Rosy ~ Posy: Valentine Paper Bag Books

Teaching Plot Structure using PIcture Books. This blog post breaks down the template for retelling fictional stories as well as having students write them.

Teaching Plot Structure with Picture Books

10 Perfect Read Aloud Books for 2nd Grade :: PragmaticMom

Nice way to remind students of the vocab they learned from past texts

Lots of ideas about reading workshop lessons

Set up a "homework options" chart. Maybe put a weekday at the top of each column, allow them to choose from that column. Staple to the top of all completed hw on Friday, with their choice for each night colored in/signed.

Spelling Menu.pdf - Google Drive

homemade books tutorial -EASY

How to Make Homemade Books – with EASY Video Tutorial

Poetry Writing in Our Classroom--Anchor Chart for Poetry Strategies

Two Reflective Teachers: Poetry Writing in Our Classroom

Author's Purpose anchor chart (picture only) I love how each genre is listed beside the purpose.


The Classroom Key: Taking the Rocket Science out of Close Reading

The Classroom Key: Taking the Rocket Science out of Close Reading

Essential Poetry Books for kids

Poetry Books for Kids - The Pleasantest Thing