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    Sarah's First Grade Snippets: Common Core Snowy Reading (with a freebie)

    Sequencing or writing directions.


    Ms. Beattie: Common Core Opinion Writing

    Opinion Writing Anchor Chart

    Opinion Writing - With this fun writing unit students will write about what they think is the best fruit and the best outdoor activity. This writing packet would be great to teach along with a health and nutrition unit. Meets Common Core Standards for 1st/2nd grades.

    Expanding sentences. Would love to do a foldable like this with grade-level revisions. 1. Add an adj/adv participial phrase. 2. Add a prepositional phrase. 3. Reorder/rearrange the sentence. 4. Improve the verb. 5. Include an appositive. 6. Write it as a compelling fragment. 7. Rewrite it as dialogue. 8. Change the point of view.

    This website has great morning message ideas.

    Good writing avoids bland adjectives like good. This poster helps young writers find more specific and vivid alternatives. An excellent tool for building vocabu

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    Color code the stages of writing to give the kids something tangible to work towards. Also great as a self-assessment tool for the kiddos!

    Wow! A super helpful writing tool that addresses common core writing expectations.

    Aging App for 100th Day of school and then do a writing "If I were 100 years old..."@Jenn L Lynn - yes!

    Opinion Writing: Favorite Food (Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade) (6 pages) $

    Hamburger Writing Rubric - could be used with sandwich paragraphs too (bread = intro/conclusion, meat/toppings = details)

    An Apple For The Teacher: Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills

    Writing Station

    this would be a fun twist for work on writing one day!