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Trash Can Thesaurus...throw away over used words and replace with others...

Writing Workshop Series: Post #1 Writers' Notebooks

Trash Can Thesaurus—Throw away over used words & replace with others! (Teaching Literacy, Literacy Tips)

Synonyms for  "said".

Lessons with Laughter: Reading &Writing Notebooks. New Covers! - Used this this year. Great source - Made smaller ones and laminated them into my students writing folders.

Enhancing Vocabulary | Shades of Meaning: Start with an okay word and use a thesaurus to identify 8 synonyms. Have students circle 3 of the synonyms in varying degrees of strength. Fill up the remaining paint-swatch boxes with the varied synonyms, building up.

Word Choice - 5 Ways to Expand Your Students' Vocabulary

Shades of Meaning: Start with a frequently used word and use a thesaurus to identify 8 synonyms. Students circle 3 of the synonyms. Fill up the remaining paint shades with the varied synonyms, building up.

Great Anchor Charts for 6-traits writing!

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

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!!

Procedure:How to Blow a Bubble. Blow bubble from gum. Write a paragraph - use 'first', 'next', 'last' etc. Create a picture of themselves & attach a balloon so it looks like they're blowing a bubble!

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After reading the fun book "Yum, Yuck", we brainstormed all the words we could think of about pizza. Students wrote pizza poems and published them onto their own slice of pizza. A writing idea for yr 1

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Types of Verbs Anchor Chart. Need an anchor chart for all parts of speech, figurative language, vocab, . by ofelia

This is really important to me. I want to teach Creative Writing and I want this in my room. Dialogue tags need to be expanded on.

Not sure I'd use this title for my anchor chart, but it's great to build descriptive writing "Said is Dead".Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said".

Everything you need for your writing center. Love this.

Powers of 10 Math Face Off 5.NBT.2

Great for implementing writing workshop in the classroom. Includes everything that you would need for your writing center.

Kids can master this by about age 12

The Teaching Thief - Metacognition Stems - Teach student to use these sentence starters when responding in online discussions.

Grade Thoughts: Writers Workshop: Revising (ARMS) & Editing (COPS) Easier than CUPS. Some graders might not understand what usage (U) means.