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Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special" Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.

SKILKS: Story Sticks Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special" Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've got.

Grammar Interactive Notebook with Grammar Activities. This bundle includes nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, articles, prepositions, and conjunctions!

Grammar Interactive Notebooks | Parts of Speech | Centers

A fun craftivity flap book where students write about all the friends they are going to see this summer, the places they want to visit, and the things they want to do.  Includes eight different versions of the pages: blank, lined, blank & line, & picture frame, and two versions of the cover (with and without 
a sun). Each of those are with a normal block font and another "fun" font.

Summer Bucket List Craftivity

A fun craftivity flap book where students write about all the friends they are going to see this summer, the places they want to visit, and the things they want to do. Includes eight different versions of the pages: blank, lined, blank

Make and #Write a Story Roll with your #kids

Make and Write a Story Roll

Make and a Story Roll with your OMG! What a great way for writers workshop kids to work on time lines!

This Sentence Has Five Words - flow of writing

For future book writers

One of my favorite writing examples. Every writer has their own tone. Read aloud to hear your rhythm. //This Sentence Has Five Words: A Lesson from Gary Provost on Varying Sentence Length//Writing tips//Advice//Editing//Style//

**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom!! Lots of great tips :) #compartirvideos #funnyvideos Más Más Más

Love the "I can't imagine life without" for their journal to intro our narrative unit--**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom! Lots of great tips

A Love for Teaching: Question Cubes and Prompt Sticks

A Love for Teaching: Question Cubes and Prompt Sticks. Question dice made with large foam dice from the dollar store.

These would be excellent icebreakers for a children's / YA group / meeting.   Clever.

Another writing prompt idea.you could write the prompts on blank envelope return labels, stick them to the popsicle sticks, and place a small jar in the middle of groups of desks! Could have a whole bunch of prompts, at the ready, for ssw

I like to share teaching ideas, resources, and tips for the primary classroom with a splash of activities I try with my own children at home.

Ten Pin Linky - Writing Ideas

Friendly letter song to the tune of "Incy Wincy Spider" or maybe you know it better as "Itsy Bitsy Spider" A great idea to remember the layout of a letter when teaching someone.

<b>Whether you're casually brushing up on lessons or full-on homeschooling, these activities are so fun your kid will barely realize they're learning.</b>

31 Clever And Inexpensive Ideas For Teaching Your Child At Home

Fairy Tale Storytelling Basket - The Imagination Tree. Create a story basket full of storytelling props to retell favorite fairy tales together in a playful way! So easy to set up and beneficial for so many strands of early literacy development.

Add a little fun to ANY novel, play, short story, or history unit with this easy-to-use worksheet. Click HERE for print-and-teach materials!

Character Cell Phone – Fun Writing Handout, Use with ANY Literature Grades 6-12

Add a little fun to ANY novel, play, short story, or history unit with this easy-to-use worksheet. I think I miss teaching middle school :-(

100 WRITING PROMPT LABELS: An Instant Writing Station

100 Creative Writing Prompts

100 Writing Prompts: Do you have students that say, “I don’t know what to write about! Here is a quick fix! Put these writing prompt labels in a folder, and let children choose a label when they are stuck and just can’t think of anything to write about.

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