Tips for Organizing your Reading and Writing Rubrics

Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: My Week in Pictures!!

My Week in Pictures!!

Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Finally...Classroom Reveal!

Finally...Classroom Reveal!

Close reading art and writing freebies for the book A Color Of His Own

Teacher to the Core

FREE! The Writing Process These writing process printables can be used as an anchor chart or clip chart in your classroom. Perfect for teaching the stages of the writing process!

The Writing Process {ideas & a freebie!)

This sheet is designed to help students choose new and improved words instead of overused words when writing and strengthening sentences. It is a handy tool to keep in your students' writing folders or make into a classroom poster. Thanks for looking!Leave feedback and earn TPT credit!You can build credit by leaving comments after your purchase.

Overused Words

Reading Street Common Core Supplement - FREEBIE - Color By Word - First Grade - DOT AND JABBER - Unit 5.3 - Spelling WordsThis Reading Street Common Core 2013 supplemental resource was designed to be used with the first grade story, Dot & Jabber and the Great Acorn Mystery (Unit 5, Week 3).

Reading Street FREEBIE Color By Word DOT AND JABBER Unit 5.3 Spelling

Opinion Writing Duck! Rabbit! Freebie

Opinion Writing Duck! Rabbit! Freebie

Duck! Rabbit! Point of View - taught a similar lesson this week with second graders and it was really successful!

Ms. Sinclair's Grade One/Two: Point of View

Duck? Rabbit? Oooh, I Have an Opinion! *FREEBIE!

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So many great ideas for using the "Mr. Putter and Tabby" series in your classroom! Love how she did a whole study!

Mr. Putter and Tabby Activities - The Applicious Teacher

Beekle read-aloud and activities for K-2 classrooms. The students love this!

Meet Beekle!

Great anchor chart and ideas for Narrative Writing Mentor Texts. Perfect for Writer's Workshop!

The Brown-Bag Teacher

Personal Narrative Anchor Chart for Kindergarten and First Grade

9 Must Make Anchor Charts for Writing

Save time by embedding your rubrics onto your writing paper!

Editable Writing Templates {Huge Time Saver!}

Getting More Writing In! Printable writing journals for each month.

Sunny Days in Second Grade: Getting More Writing In!

Great suggestions for Narrative Writing Mentor Texts. I especially love the anchor chart and book choice for adding dialogue into a story!

Narrative Writing Mentor Texts

**Follow for free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :) .....this isn't free, but it does look good!! Monthly Activities and Centers for Writing/Editing

Cleaning Up Writing (Monthly Editing Activities & Centers)

Write My Way lessons for beginning writers Scope & Sequence (sequential list of lessons, bundles and other writing products available) ***FREE***

Write My Way lessons for beginning writers Scope & Sequence FREE

Common Core Writing Prompts for the 4 Types of Writing (expository, narrative, persuasive, and descriptive). Includes anchor chart for each writing type, common core writing standards for grades 3-5, editing checklist, writing prompts, label and directions for your jar, writing paper templates!

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How to Start Writers Workshop - really good day-by-day breakdown of the first couple of weeks of school and how she gets the kids into the routine of WW.

How to Start Writers Workshop

Check out this mentor text for kindergarten and first grade writing. This post features Gail Gibbon's book From Seed to Plant and includes two free activities.

Growing Readers and Writers by Teaching with Mentor Texts

4 Ways to Run a Calm and Successful Writer's Workshop. FREE guides and checklists to help teachers and students stay on-task and meet Writer's Workshop expectations. Conferencing guides, editing checklist, and peer conference checklist.

4 Ways to Run a Calm and Successful Writer's Workshop

Shave Ice Is Da Best Writing activity

Shave Ice Is Da Best

This blog post contains a FREE compare and contrast reading activity! Materials are included so you can replicate the compare and contrast anchor chart and lesson for your own upper elementary and middle school students.

Crafting Connections