More to explore:
Teaching Basic Writing Faculty Listserv
Sentence Writing - how to stretch a sentence with details
What I did this Summer back to school writing activity
Great trick for teaching children how to remember the positioning for lower case b and d
Opinion sentence starters. Being able to formulate, explain and defend an opinion is one of the best skills we can teach our students.
Hyperbole - A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in, "I could sleep for a year" or "This book weighs a ton".
These are two posters highlighting what vowels make g and c soft and hard. It's a great tool to use when teaching or keep as a reference.
This book would be a great introduction to writing workshop or read-aloud for personal narrative.
This is how our workshop goes.
TTMS - Teaching That Makes Sense - An excellent resource - check out the writing instruction materials
AWESOME blog! she has reader's and writer's workshop plans for the first 30 days of kinder. she also has a year long kinder plan
After searching for TAG...Thanks to Stephanie from Teaching in Room Six, I found what it's all about! David Stoner blogs about teaching writing! Very COOL!