Vary your sentences!
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Great example of why writers should vary sentence structure.
writing, sentence variety, sentence length, Interesting for any writer, saved this for myself: This Sentence Has Five Words – Gary Provost
Brings new meaning to the term "language arts"
Sentence Fluency- Example of why it is important as a writer to vary sentence length
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ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts. This is something that can be used in social studies to bolster cross curricular
Parts of Speech Flipbook. This needs to be done the first week of school!
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Making a parts of speech flip book with students is a great idea because they can refer back to the writing conventions when they need to. It is important that students not only participate in the creation of this book, but they also are explicitly taught taught the writing conventions before adding them to their flip book.
Parts of Speech Activities - Make this flip book to help kids remember how to use words in sentences. Refer to it all year.
Parts of Speech Flipbook. This needs to be done the first week of school! must do this! #partsofspeech. My kids love making these flipbooks.
Parts of Speech Flipbook. This needs to be done the first week of school! must do this! #partsofspeech I LOVE THIS FOR HELPING STUDENTS GRASP SPANISH SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION!
Language Arts Activities for Students Parts of Speech Flipbook.
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Writing. Sentence Writing. - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why FREEBIE!
Stretch a sentence to take those boring sentences to descriptive! Great poster for my classroom!
Free download poster. Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why. Such an important tool for writers workshop.
Sentence Writing - ANCHOR CHART!
LANGUAGE ARTS. Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why
Expanding Sentence Writing - adding who, what, when, where, why
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22 Rules of Pixar Storytelling. I love almost all of these!
Pixar’s Rules Of Storytelling…. a list of writing tips. Good for a creative writing class.
Pixar’s Rules Of writing - GREAT advice for any one taking a creative writing class or for someone trying to beat writer's block. - this is one of my absolute favorite pieces of writing advice ever.
Pixar’s Rules Of Storytelling...this is so interesting. It made me want to pull apart every Pixar movie to see how these rules apply!
Pixars Rules Of writing - GREAT advice for any one taking a creative writing class or for someone trying to beat writers block. Learn Book marketing FREE BOOK !
150 Amazing Writing prompts Pictures- great for bell ringer writing
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150 Amazing Writing prompts Pictures by Kevin Cummins via slideshare
Photo journal prompts, middle school
150 Amazing Writing Picture Prompts
A professor and a historian discovered the identity of the unseen wheelbarrow owner in a classic poem.
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A girl who sees ghosts wanders the seamy demimonde of Depression-era Sydney. The father of American ornithology explores the 19th-century wilderness. A boy with OCD tests the limits of his anxieties for the sake of a girl. These and the other stories we've gathered here are too good to leave just to the teenagers. Don't let them have all the fun.
9 not to be missed teen lit
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Infandous (Fiction - Young Adult) by Elana K. Arnold
Infandous by Elana K Arnold. Big list of books for Feb 15, several look worth checking out.
Sephora Golding lives in the shadow of her unbelievably beautiful mother. Even though they scrape by in the seedier part of Venice Beach, she's always felt lucky. As a child, she imagined she was a minor but beloved character in her mother's fairy tale. But now, at sixteen, the fairy tale is less Disney and more Grimm. And she wants the story to be her own. To read more, download a sample chapter of Infandous by Elana K. Arnold. #yalit
TPT Erin Condren lesson planner templates
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FREE! This is a very detailed and usable teacher lesson planner. The pages are editable! Erin Condren Teacher Planner Lesson Plan Template - First Grade Brain
Character Traits Word Bank, Frames and Thinking Maps
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Character Traits Word Bank for bubble map.
3RL3 Reading Lit Literature Character Traits Word Bank, Frames and Thinking Maps
Character Traits Word Bank, Frames and Thinking Maps - could add to writing notebook to refer to during the school year.
Great chart for when to input paragraphs while writing your story
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When to change paragraphs. (I'm continually saddened to read the work of college writers who seem to have no idea about the need for paragraphs.)
When to change paragraphs in creative writing
Anchor chart - "When to change a paragraph." Writing tips for kids. Educational tools for enhancing comprehension. DIY poster.
Ideas for teaching when to start a new paragraph - this pin goes to a product but I pinned it as an example of ideas to add to an anchor chart on this topic
When to change paragraphs, Great anchor chart!
Tenacity: famous failures
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DreamWorks Pictures announced filming is now underway on an untitled Cold War spy thriller directed by Steven Spielberg and starring his frequent collaborator, Tom Hanks. #tomhanks #stevenspielberg #coldwar
How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!
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free with teachers pay teachers log in How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study!
I.C.E - citing sources in papers. A guide for the high school student learning how to cite.
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Her website has everything!
I.C.E. — Introduce, Cite, Explain. An acronym for teaching your students how to properly incorporate citations into their writing. Perfect for English teachers at the middle school or high school level. Print out the poster and hang it up in your room! I will so be playing "Ice Ice Baby" when they walk in the room the day I use this!
Tips for helping middle school and high school students cite sources in academic papers
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Beth Newingham's Writer's Workshop ideas
Writing habits self assessment This is really good stuff -- all kinds of Writing Workshop lessons, SMART Board resources, showing/not telling, etc.
This website has some great ways to manage Writers Workshop.#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#
Writing Workshop with Daily Writing Checklist for STUDENTS!
Writing workshop self checklist and lessons
personal narrative graphic organizers
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1st grade sentence writing assessment - Google Search
Free Show Don't Tell Graphic Organizer for writing about character
Paper Math Games: Fractions and Multiplication - fun way for kids to practice math skills at home. Love!
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Paper Math Games: Fractions and Multiplication - Kids Activities Blog *I could use it in Social Studies
times and fractions paper games cootie catcher
times and fractions paper games by Kids Activities Blog
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Picture books to Teach Writing - Idioms
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Mentor Text and Freebie to teach idioms
Picture books to Teach Writing
Figurative Language: Idioms
My Momma Likes to Say: Denise Brennan-Nelson, Jane Monroe Donovan: 9781585361069: Amazon.com: Books
I love the way they introduced this book about metaphors: 'Here's a BRIGHT IDEA: read this book. It's a PIECE OF CAKE. And trust us; no one will call you A TURKEY. For more metaphors, look inside.'
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Children's books about figurative language
You're Toast and Other Metaphors We Adore (Ways to Say It) by Nancy Loewen http://www.amazon.com/dp/1404867171/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_UT3Nub14XQ0B8
Metaphors for kids
Figurative Language Jeopardy style game show for 4th-9th Grade! Want to have some fun practicing figurative speech? Here is a suggestion: a GAME SHOW!! Includes similes, metaphors, alliteration, personification, and idioms. $
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mentor texts: figurative language, alliteration, hyperbole, cute silly read aloud with tons of great word choice
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Great book for hyperbole and alliteration
LOVE THE COLORIZING STYLE...Flamingos and Butterflies: Reader's notebooks and letter after letter after letter
Fourth grade teacher with picture book recommendations.
The Long, Long, Letter by Elizabeth Spurr and illustrated by David Catrow (mentor texts: figurative language, alliteration, hyperbole, cute silly read aloud with tons of great word choice)
▶ Figurative Language in movies and commercials - YouTube