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Writing tips: the only 12 1/2 writing rules you'll ever need
writing poster ~ the only 12 1/2 writing rules you need.
The only 12 1/2 writing rules you’ll ever need
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What inspires you to write? I’ve had a few weeks away from my keyboard lately. I could blame it on my daughter’s new equestrian team or my son’s football games or my new job…but if I’m honest with myself, I think I have been my own biggest hurdle. If you are a writer, do you ever go through times when sitting down and putting fingers to keys, words to screen or paper, just seems too painful? It all seems hard…and in a way, an open door to failure? Harsh? Maybe… but I’m also my own biggest critic, so why does it not surprise me if I turn out to be my own biggest obstacle? I have two WIPs going on right now – one a middle-grade fantasy and the other an edgy contemporary YA novel. I was on quite a roll with the fantasy there for a while, but got stuck in an invisible rut that has grown into the Grand Canyon where stories go to languish. I need to get my creative juices flowing again. I need to find the energy and the strength to write stories again. I need to write. Then, perhaps, life will find a balance again. So what do you do when you need inspiration? I used to belong to a writer’s group where we sat together and wrote “writing practice” a la Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones. We’d come up with phrases or even words, set a timer, and write until the clock reached zero. Once in a blue moon, we’d bring along pictures as prompts, just to change things up a little. Maybe I need a little old-fashioned practice to get across that grand canyon. Any other ideas?
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Love the bins. Also like how she positioned paper on her table for her doc camera.
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Drool-worthy classroom set up. Blue and green coordinating everything: bookshelves, book tubs, and baskets. I wonder if her classroom still looks like this?
Love the bins. I need to do this for work & home, but my color schemes would definitely be different!
Dreaming of an organized classroom... and the money it takes to get all of these things!
This is THE prettiest and most organized classroom I have seen yet #teachergoals
Can hardly imagine having such an organized classroom, but one can always dream
This is the most beautiful classroom I have ever seen.
Love the color scheme and how organized she is!
Cute classroom ideas!
Elmore Leonard’s Rules for Writing Fiction
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I think some of these are really stupid. I mean if your writing doesn't match this it doesn't mean your righting is stupid it means your writing style is your own. and really who cares if you open with the weather?
The funny thing is, this is the OPPOSITE of what I was always told in school...but as a reader, I can definitely concur with his suggestions... :)
Elmore Leonard’s Rules for Writing Fiction - This is SOLID ADVICE every new writer should take to heart.
Elmore Leonard’s Rules for Writing Fiction. I don't actually agree with all of these but they're good rules of thumb.
Elmore Leonard’s Rules for Writing Fiction -- Ignore the "nevers". Make them "avoids". Never is there to show you that it's overused, but that doesn't mean it should be executed. Write what you want to and what you need to, worry about the reader later when you are yourself reading it. great tip
Elmore Leonard’s Rules for Writing Fiction. Hmmmm, I wonder how many of these I have been "guilty" of? ;)
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Elmore Leonard???s Rules for Writing Fiction
Middle school classroom reveal pictures!
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Middle school classroom reveal pictures! **Could use for upper elementary classroom!**
Middle school classroom reveal pictures! Really like her Middle school blog as well.
Musings from the Middle School: Classroom Reveal :)
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Classroom reveal pictures!
Older grade classrooms
Classroom Reveal :)
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This lists the rules for comma usage - this is a great resource as comma misuse is a very common mistake to make when writing! #writing #grammar
Still don't know your comma rules? Have a look. A great printable list of rules for commas. (Still trip on #7. Note to self: make a point of checking for this in edits. - Eve.) #writing #tips
Writing tips - Great chart with comma rules. I'd add that Rule 2 doesn't change even when you follow AP style and omit the final comma in a series. Also, commas almost never go after "and" or "but."
Comma Rules: why can't English teachers put this up in their classrooms?! Haha.
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Time stamp every time a child does not turn in their homework using Google Forms. Tutorial and free template!
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Integrate technology in the classroom with google drive and QR codes! This classroom management tool helps monitor how often children are turning in their homework. Great documentation for teachers!
http://www.newtrendclothing.com/category/timex/ Time stamp every time a child does not turn in their homework using Google Forms. Tutorial and free template!
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Management of Teaching (LMS): This is a system that uses Google Forms and QR codes in order to document when a child forgets to bring in their homework. This is a classroom management system that teaches children responsibility but also uses technology and is helpful and easy for teachers to review. I would use this to help students learn to be responsible for bringing in homework for any content area and any grade level.
Idea - make QR code so students can get their homework digitally (haven't checked the link yet.
PeppyZestyTeacherista: #Fall into Great Resources
Digital homework (and link to bathroom passes!)
Need classroom ideas and activities for the elementary classroom? Gain inspiration for all subjects as well as educational technology!
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Pixar rules for writing
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Are you having too much ideas and views on your mind? Take your seats, grab a pen and paper and try this 22RULES FOR STORY TELLING! Pixar - 22 Rules of Storytelling - Great advice for writers.
Pixar - 22 Rules of Storytelling - FUN writing inspiration. A good reference for when I'm stuck.
referenceplate: pupukachoo: froggy-horntail: pantheonbooks: duamuteffe: illesigns: Pixars 22 Rules of Story Telling 9 is worth the price of admission, holy crap. This is genius. So many great writing tips! And this is why Pixar is a master in their field. Why do I feel so weird reblogging this… this is the weekend dammit! Anyway, great advice. This is something I definitely needed to hear right about now. Makes me want to storyboard!
Writing tips from Pixar - 22 Rules of Storytelling - Great advice for writers.
Pixars 22 Rules of Story Telling. This is genius. So many great writing tips!
Pixar’s 22 Rules of Story Telling: Good advice! ...from spotyif.tumblr.com
Pixar 's rules of storytelling
I found two things floating around the internet that to my mind had convergence. The first is Dr. Lenny Luchetti’s recent book Preaching Essentials: A Practical Guide and the second is Pixar’s 22 Rules of Story Telling. Among many other things, I learned two key preaching tips from Lenny: 1) a sermon should have a single, one-sentence, … Continue reading Story Telling →
35 Cheap And Ingenious Ways To Have The Best Classroom Ever
Make a magnetic art center using metal containers, magnets, and a metal board.
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Metal bins covered with vinyl labels, placed on a magnetic board that hangs on the wall ... - http://goo.gl/7dhGim
So You Want to Write a Novel infographic
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So You Want to Write a Novel infographic – ah, but they forgot the fun in the publishing process if you have the right publisher! :D:
So You Want to Write a Novel infographic… still on stage 1 -- but far more than 60k by now… Also: tradish, definitely
Novel Idea: 4 roommates, all with separate relationship issues (family, love life, self, strangers)
So You Want to Write a Novel infographic. People might learn how your mind works. Oh crumbs.
My Write: Infographic: Writing A Novel Check out the website to see more
So You Want to Write a Novel infographic. Very...optimistic...
So You Want to Write a Novel infographic (funny)
21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks
21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks. Genius tricks for storing supplies, keeping track of student work, plus tons of free printables to keep you organized all year long.
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21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks. Genius tricks for storing supplies, keeping track of student work, plus tons of printables to keep organized all year! Awesome way to keep an organized classroom! #organizedteacher #education #organizedclass
21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks. Genius tricks for storing supplies, keeping track of student work, plus tons of free printables to keep you organized all year long. For more classroom hacks visit: https://www.pinterest.com/eclearning/elementary-classroom-hacks/
21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks. Genius tricks for storing supplies, keeping track of student work, plus tons of free printables to keep you organized all year long. #OrganizedClassroom #GetOrganized
21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks. Genius tricks for storing supplies, keeping track of student work, plus tons of free printables to keep you organized all year long.21 สดใส Hacks องค์การสอนในชั้นเรียน 21 สดใส Hacks องค์การสอนในชั้นเรียน เทคนิคอัจฉริยะสำหรับการจัดเก็บอุปกรณ์การติดตามการทำงานของนักเรียนบวกตันของ printables ฟรีเพื่อให้คุณจัดตลอดทั้งปี
Great organizational tips here 21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks. Genius tricks for storing supplies, keeping track of student work to keep you organized all year long.
There are so many genius classroom organization ideas in this roundup!
"How to Write a Scene in 11 Steps" based on the blog post by JohnAugust.com, infographic by Ryan Rivard #writing #writersblock
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Writing tip on how to write a scene in 11 steps. The last step cracks me up, even though it's not all that far from the truth. =)
Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s - Stephen King
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Writing tip: How to write a scene in 11 steps. #writingtips
good writing tips. How To Write A Scene in 11 Steps
Outlaw "I'm Done" in Your Classroom!
Outlaw "I'm Done!" in your classroom by guiding students toward these ways of thinking
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Every teacher has heard the inevitable chorus of I\\\'m Done\\\'s! that follows an assignment or activity in an elementary classroom. We all have those so called \\
I LOVE this! Get your kids away from saying "I'm done" and teach them what they could be doing instead! What a great classroom management tool! -Teacher Trap
Fast Finishers anchor chart~an alternative to "I'm done!"
Outlaw "I'm Done!" (anchor chart)
Tweak for high school
Said is dead...This is really helpful
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Said is Dead. Love it! I do this every year. ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts synonyms dead tired words
Maybe it is, maybe it isn't, these are still good alternatives. And lots more writing ideas.
Said is dead... Alternatives to the word "said" My Language Arts teacher would love this...
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Said is dead... Alternatives to the word "said" Homeschool Language Arts
Said is Dead. ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts
25 Fantasy Writing Prompts
Sticks in writing books
A blog for elementary school writing teachers!
Attention Please! Updated 7/7/15 to include tables that make it easier to read!
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Behavior and classroom management idea. I'd like to add Teacher: "Can you hear me now" and Student: "Yes, I can."
I love this idea of getting the students attention. It is motivational behavior management to bring their attention back in a fun and interactive way.
**Updated 7/7/15 - I put the attention getters into a table format**I use these Whole Brain Teaching attention getters on a daily basis with my ELL students. These attention getters are a great way to improve your classroom management. I usually pick one or two to teach the class at the beginning of the year.
Use these Whole Brain Teaching attention getters on a daily basis. a great way to improve your classroom management.
These attention getters are a great way to improve your classroom management!!
22 attention getters 4 classroom management.
Bad ways to start a novel - Bad ways to start a novel
Bad ways to start a novel
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Bad ways to start a novel… Your first sentence, paragraph, and page are THE most important throughout your whole story. Via WattPad. #author #writer #novelist #writing #novel #help #tips #advice #NaNoWriMo #literature #fiction #prose
Writing prompt. Ask them to come up with bad ways to start a novel or story, then discuss the article. Agree/disagree/exceptions
Bad ways to start a novel. This blog post is fantastic. Keep this in mind writers!
Very helpful writing tips
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Some novel ideas.
Great idea for elementary or self contained classroom, or could do for middle school, with each period instead of subject
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This is a perfect example of what I want my classroom to look like. Very organized and has a great color theme too.
What a fun and eye appealing way to write the homework for the day. The teacher could fill in every subject as the day goes on, so students can fill out their agendas at the end of the day!
This is super cute way to keep the different classes separate. Also students wouldn't have to ask me over and over again what was due or what was going on that day. This is a simple way to decorate and a practical way to decorate a bulitin board.
such a great idea and bringing in a fun way of color that you normally don't see in a class room
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Could use for "I CAN" statements instead of posted homework
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You can do this with daily learning targets too!
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Prewriting Strategies... lots of writing processes summed up. Repin & Like. Thanks . Listen to Noel songs. Noelito Flow.
Prewriting Strategies... lots of writing processes summed up. http://www.janetcampbell.ca/ #writing #storytelling #amwriting
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50 fabulous ideas, finds, tips, tricks, ideas, and freebies for fourth grade lessons, classrooms, classes, students, and teachers
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"Figure Me Out" - a great first day of school math activity for students to get to know the teacher!
Alyssa Young 4/8/16- These ideas are very different and that you don't see that much in the classroom. I like the math idea because it gives the students a bit of a challenge. I also like the cards with how to teach and rock. These ideas are different and students like different so incorporating these into your classroom will be fun for everyone.
Figure Me Out! "All about me" math activity for beginning of the year. Maybe with some more complicated problems for middle school math...
This is one of my favorite pins for fourth grade classrooms. These have many ideas to help keep your students involved with class and also have fun. My favorite are the math lessons because I LOVE math. I really like the math icebreaker which has kids introduce themselves to each other using math problems and they answer the question about the person by doing the problem that the student created.
This is a great way to introduce yourself through math. The students find different numbers that represent them. The clues are the facts the numbers relate to, and the answers are found using math problems. Can be done using addition and subtraction as well. This would help learn math facts as well.
September Math Activity: Have each kid make one and come up with the math problems themselves.
I like this idea! It allows the students to figure out who these teacher is by math problems.
Fun math activity. You can use with any level of math!
I like this math idea... Obviously with simpler math
Great example of why students should vary sentences.
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Great example for encouraging cadence in writing. I love the way the importance of varying sentence structure is actually "evident" after a student reads this.
This is a great illustration of how to vary sentence length to improve #writing. #kids
Great example of varying sentence length to make for more interesting reading.
Comparing the flow of each paragraph using varying sentence length
Brings new meaning to the term "language arts"
My English teacher would like this
Writing Idea - sentence length
Re: varying sentence structure
19 Back-To-School Classroom Ideas That Will Knock Your Students' Socks Off
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If I every change my theme...Superhero classroom theme and decor ~Classroom decor by Schoolgirl Style www.schoolgirlstyle.com
Superhero classroom ideas. Decorating Ideas. You can use her idea of lightning bolts to make Lightning Bolt shaped book shelf talker.
Who doesn’t love superheroes? Creating an interesting and inspirational classroom these is just one of the simple tools teachers can use to encourage reading. A superhero theme allows for a wide range of book selection, from captain underpants to superman, there are superhero books for all ages. Engage the students in a fun reading environment, and they will be more likely to want to learn to read all abut their favorite super hero!
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