Differentiation made easy! Reduce your planning time and stay organized (while impressing your principal!). This product contains a total of 42 ea...
Writer's Notebook --simple activities for starting writing off 'WRITE!' this school year! :)
Life... as I know it: Whole-Class Journaling
Mrs. Truett's 3rd Grade: Adjectives!
Classroom Magic: Picture Writing Prompts
Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Use Popular Music to Teach Poetic Devices & Figurative Language
If I lived in a snow globe...winter writing idea!
fairytale writing prompt
Listen up writing teachers! This site is a GOLD MINE! Workshop friendly
sample heart map in writers notebooks
Our Bubble Bursting Gum Projects These projects turned out to be a fun & creative way to share several of the major standards that we focused on this year. The project incorporated the following: Timeline (The History of Gum) /Facts/Opinions/“How to” Writing (Written by students for parents to follow)/Compare/Contrast (Types of gum)
One of the best sites I have seen for helping set up Writer's Workshop. She has amazing ideas for genre units (and celebrations)!
How to Blow a Bubble... First, students chewed a piece of gum. Then they wrote a paragraph about how to blow a bubble using transition words such as first, next, and last. Finally, they created a picture of themselves and attached a balloon to their picture so it looks like they are blowing a bubble!!
"How to Blow a Bubble" expository essay idea
super power writing
"This website has really interesting writing prompts. Some of them are really fun!"
It's not too late to start this super fun writing unit for Halloween! Have your students make a pet monster with this creative writing unit that covers 4 of the CCSS writing standards! It includes Prewriting graphic organizing worksheets to help develop story ideas, build character descriptions, create a problem and solution, and organize events in the story. It also includes lined writing paper with monster-themed borders, teacher observation form, and revising and editing checklists.
This fabulous 4th grade opinion writing lesson is based on the Common Core Standards. $3.00 This lesson plan includes teacher instructions, student instructions, a...
Just the thought of doing a research project is enough to send some students into a permanent state of shock, (and fill teachers with dread!). End the fear with this fun and easy method of organizing and writing research projects.
Being a Good Writer: Writing tips and strategies from Lucy Calkins. I can't wait to share this with my class!
($3.50)This Common Core aligned powerpoint presentation is a fun and interactive way to get your students excited about writing their own personal narrati...