Explore Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, and more!

Great way to show the difference! Like the pictures too!

Small Moment Stories

We have been learning about “Small Moment” stories during writers workshop. We used a watermelon chart to help us understand how to pick a “small moment” to write about.

Excellent way to explain paragraph structure

aligned with Common Core Writing Standards 1 & 2 - I would switch the roof and foundation. I think it makes more sense to build from the bottom up. The topic sentence should be the foundation and the closing sentence should protect your paragraph.

COPS method for #editing or revising

Grade Thoughts: Writers Workshop: Revising (ARMS) & Editing (COPS) Easier than CUPS. Some graders might not understand what usage (U) means.

Asking or Telling? Telling or Asking??? Omigoodness!!! Do your kiddos ever give you that "dazed & confused" look when they are trying to come up with an asking sentence???

Anchor chart for asking or telling sentences: use for teaching declarative and interrogative sentences. would make a nice anchor chart

Revising vs. Editing - I like the idea of having a visual showing that revising and editing overlap.

This would be a great poster for grade classrooms! It can help students continually understand the difference between editing and revising and what similarities they have as well! Great resource for the classroom walls!

Checkout |

Writing Centre Ideas - This pack has everything you need for an organized, effective, and motivating Work on Writing center/choice time for your students! Perfect for the daily five!

Launching Writer's Workshop and Personal Narrative Unit (CC Aligned) - Zanah McCauley - TeachersPayTeachers.com

Launching Writer's Workshop and Personal Narrative Unit (CC Aligned)

Small moments

What a great anchor chart to captivate and inspire writing. The First Grade Parade - LOVE this adorable anchor chart for writing!

Common Core Opinion Writing

The perfect little opinion writing idea! Students will list an opinion and give 3 reasons why they chose their idea. This implements common core standards for grades 1 and

Small Moment Stories in First Grade: free "how to chart" along with student examples.  How to includes: think of an idea, plan, write and revise!

Small Moment Stories in First Grade: free "how to chart" along with student examples. How to includes: think of an idea, plan, write and revise!

Pinterest
Search