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4th grade writing

FLYING OVER AMERICA. This is flippin fantastic!!! Real film + animation for a look at our great country like you have never seen before. You will love it. Enjoy :)) Great for landforms, landmarks, states, & more!

Transitions in writing: Showing passage of time...Patricia Polacco is so good at this.

Free Illustrated Homophone Word Cards

So basic. So important! Could print this out (comes up about 1/4 page) and put in a writer's notebook.

Pixar's 22 rules for story writing!!! Amazing. Each idea has a movie clip to demonstrate what the rule looks like.

Persuasive Writing - love this written, as it applies to modern and traditional!

Use this FREE poster / anchor chart to help your students pull the supporting evidence and details out from the text....want to make an anchor chart similar to this.

Writing to Inform and Make Arguments...great video for teachers

Website to Generate Your Own Newspaper Article

OPINION WRITING:Have your students follow NINE simple steps to write an interactive opinion piece. Students will have fun while learning or reviewing the key components of the opinion writing genre. This lesson includes step by step directions for the first lesson as well as template manipulatives that can be used throughout the year. ($2)

Free!!! A cartoon lesson that teaches students about verbs. This is a part of a large set of comics

I think I have a new favorite BLOG! Joyful Learning has done it again! :)

Infographic: “Seven Steps To The Perfect Story” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

How to answer Common Core short-response questions ...Boy! do kids need this!

Personal narrative mentor text

Free Writing Workshop Conference Checklist Form. @Becky Hui Chan Hui Chan Hui Chan Hui Chan Hui Chan Cramer Nash, you might like this!

A Poem Disney. Fantastic youtube videos to inspire children to love poetry! The use Langston Hughes' poem April Rain Song! Perfect for spring;)

This concept is so tough for kids. It is a great chart to add to a mini-lesson next year.