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    This is the CUTEST writing assignment EVER!!!

    celebrates how carefully chosen words in a crafted phrase can create an image on a reader's mind without specifically naming the precise image

    Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: My Teacher's SECRET Life!

    writing prompts…lots of good ones here…but I'm loving this one!

    A Year of FREE Daily 5 Work on Writing Resources

    "This website has really interesting writing prompts. Some of them are really fun!"

    Writing activities

    LOTS of great foldables!

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

    writing expectations. Original pinner said: Quiet writing time with fun music was one of the MOST peaceful times in my classroom this year. The kids loved it. Love this chart to introduce the expectations for it.

    A jar is filled with simple, kid-friendly questions that turn journaling sessions into FUN! CLICK HERE to print off the colorful writing prompts. Next, cut, fold, and place them in a jar. Have your children/students pick a prompt each day. They can tape it on top of a page in a blank book or copy the questions and then write their responses. They can even add illustrations. I plan on using this writing activity during the summer months with my kids.

    So many uses for this book! reading comp: theme. Writing: word choice, voice, illustrating, brainstorming, vivid verbs persuasive writing- having students write an advertisement for a book they have written.

    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.'

    This post has fun winter prompts to help your kids write creatively. Can be used as a whole class activity, for writing journals, in writing centers, or even as homework.

    books for introducing writing

    Write what caused my snowman to melt. Cause/Effect

    persuasive writing

    Teacher Trap: Understanding Characters

    The perfect holiday gift for teachers. Get one box of handpicked gifts or a subscription to the Pampered Teacher Box. Subscriptions come quarterly (4 times a year - back to school, Holiday, Spring and Summer). Boxes include fashion accessories, classroom appropriate jewelry, beauty products, cute classroom supplies and inspirational teacher quotes. It's a great way to show appreciation and say thank you from the students, parents or PTA.

    Such a fun looking page for the kids to fill out after reading a book!