Mrs. Jones's Kindergarten: Writing goals - make a chart with students writing goals so students can clearly see what they are working on.

Writing goals - Mrs. Jones's Kindergarten

Personal Narrative Writing First Grade Writer's Workshop Anchor Chart for MiniLesson

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Use this FREE personal narrative writing rubric for assessment and to help students internalize the elements of a great personal narrative

8 Smart Strategies for Teaching Writing - The Classroom Key

Writing Biographies! {FREEBIE} ... Follow for free 'too-neat-not-to-keep' teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

First Grade Blue Skies: Writing Biographies! {FREEBIE}

Writing Biographies! {FREEBIE}

First Grade Blue Skies: Writing Biographies! {FREEBIE}

The Mitten Freebie {Animal Adjectives} {Common Core Aligned}

The Mitten Freebie {Animal Adjectives} {Common Core Aligned}

FREE Differentiated min friendship notes! I use them the week of Valentine's day during the writing center. Could be used during a friendship unit or ANY time of the year! FREE!!

Differentiated Mini Friendship Notes

Writing Biographies! {FREEBIE}

First Grade Blue Skies: Writing Biographies! {FREEBIE}

Print these free genre mini anchor charts for your students' writing folders! These are designed for K-2 for narrative, informational, and persuasive/opinion writing.

Writing Folder Tools for K-2

SUPER ADORABLE week long winter writing lessons with crafts! Just a part of the HUGE winter inspired ELA bundle!

Dragonflies in First

How To Writing Unit: Making a Plan before writing

Learning is Something to Treasure

Planning In Paradise: Use portable writing offices to foster independence during writing workshop. #writing #spelling

portable writing offices

Save time by embedding your rubrics onto your writing paper!

Editable Writing Templates {Huge Time Saver!}

FREE! What gets a capital letter? Printable for students. Great reminder! #capitalletters #grammar #freebie

Capital Letters Printable!!

FREE - Directed drawing and differentiated writing prompts! Great for independent literacy centers. Whimsy Workshop Teaching

Whimsy Workshop Teaching

Fantastic First Grade Froggies: Writing Folders (Freebie included)

Writing Folders (Freebie included)

FREE printable set of writing templates to support differentiation for students.

Differentiate With Supported Writing Tasks – Free Templates

personal narrative graphic organizer

Graphic Organizers for Personal Narratives |

9/11 freebie and flag craft

Teachery Tidbits: A Hero Is...Teaching 9/11

How to Story Starters FREEBIE

How to Story Starters FREEBIE

Who, What, When, Where and Verb Story Starters! These one word story starters help kiddos start a story and end it with their imagination! I've used them by: Pick a Page Students pick a page in each set to add to their story. Random Page Students have to use a random page from each group to add to a story. Load 'em Up Students try to fit as many of the cards as they can into their story, but making sure that it still makes sense!

Mrs. Stanford's Class: Hump Day Highlight {and a sale!}

Work on Writing Activities

Teaching With Love and Laughter: Writing Menu Display

All adults (uppercase letters) and teens (tall lowercase letters) stand downstairs, but are allowed upstairs, too. Babies (lowercase letters) are not tall enough to go upstairs and have to stand downstairs. Then, there are five brave babies that aren't afraid to play in the basement (lowercase letters: g, j, p, q, y).

Discoveries of a Teacher

My Spelling Journals!

My Spelling Journals!

Starting Writer's Workshop in First Grade!

Thank God It's First Grade!