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Visually representing-- I would use this poster to help students write more detailed sentences. ----A tool to help struggling writers become stronger.

Sentence types

Types of Sentences Anchor Chart: Simple, Compound, and Complex (add to complex: combines one important idea with supporting idea)

Greek and Latin Roots

10 authentic ways to hold students accountable for home reading

Love this chart for fifth grade using Greek and Latin roots in word work! I keep seeing this type of question on the MAP for my high schoolers."using your knowledge of Latin root words.

Mini-lesson #1 - other words for said/what is an adverb? How is it different than an adjective? (display difference on SmartBoard)    ML#2 - adjective/adverb hearts I previously pinned

Mini-lesson - other words for said/what is an adverb? (display difference on SmartBoard) ML - adjective/adverb hearts I previously pinned

Free Thanksgiving writing activity from Laura Candler! This step-by-step lesson includes graphic organizers and printables to guide students through the process of writing a 5 paragraph essay about what they're thankful for. When finished, students glue their essays into a folder, decorate them, and share them with their families on Thanksgiving Day!

This step-by-step lesson includes graphic organizers and printables to guide students through the process of writing a 5 paragraph essay about what they're thankful for.

writing idea...haunted house: feel, see, hear...descriptive writing.#ESL #ELT can color code and make up what types of words-adjectives, nouns, verbs, etc.

Great writing idea for post-haunted-house -- This would be a fun activity with scary books at Halloween. Can I find a cute haunted house for the SmartBoard?

compound sentences

This is a fun way to teach compound sentences! It is a great and creative way to show children how two sentences are properly joined together. It allows children a way to understand the concept in a visual way!

Restating the Question Anchor Chart. Helps students visualize how to put the question in the answer!

Restating the Question Lesson

Am I the only one who adds this skill to her plans ASAP for the new school year? It's crucial, and it's one of those skills that kids tend to resist a little bit because they d

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