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Kindergarten Writing Ideas

With this opinion writing lesson, students will enjoy writing about the color they like best and reasons why. Color vocabulary cards and a fun brainstorming activity are included.

Expanding sentences. Absolutely doing this with the kids.

Writing at Home - Free Parent Handout - Provides an overview of K-2 writing development skills

Worksheets: Stretch a Sentence perfect for adding details!

Visual Chart Makes Everything Easier~ Cute easy-to-understand coloring rubric for kids. But what about a chart like this to show how to fill in the ovals on high-stakes test answer keys? Or, how to head and format work done on notebook paper?!

Teaching how to hold pencil: cut two holes in an old sock for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock. Genius!!

Writing Prompts for CCGPS Kindergarten Unit 3 FREE

FREE Pencil Grip Poster - PDF file1 page freebie designed by Clever Classroom.Teach your students how to hold a pencil correctly with this clas...

More ideas for supporting guided writing during small group instruction (and keeping a notebook of work)... like the idea of using the sticker dots to count sounds and then write letters.

How Do You Sound It Out? - A Song to Teach Children to Write Words Like They Sound

Beginning a Kindergarten Writers Workshop What to say on the very first day and where to go from there. This unit was created by Jodie Black, who uses it during September with her kindergartners. The series “Units of Study for Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum” by Lucy C

Handwriting Without Tears Verbal Cues

7 FREE classroom posters to assist with writing instruction. Posters correspond to icons on focus sticks.

A strategy to teach how to write a complete sentence- I love the strip that prompts the kids to write an adjective, noun, verb and place.(***Make the strip for Writing Workshop.)