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Writing to Inform (All About Books) allows the writer to share information on self-chosen topics. This unit is a great way to cover standard CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.2. #writingtoinform #allaboutbooks #CC.W.2.2

Writing to Inform (All About Books) Unit of Study with the Common Core

A good book to teach personification!

The Little Red Pen

Heart Maps are one of my favorite things - great activity! I also love your idea about building reading stamina at home. I read your post and thought, "Duh! Why didn't I think of that?!" It makes so much sense and goes along perfectly with Daily 5. Thanks for sharing!

Great book to use for opinion writing - should the pigeon drive the bus or not?

Buggy for Second Grade

Persuasive writing: The neat thing about this book is that on the last page, the author leaves the end of the story up to the reader! I have my kids write persuasively to convince the kid to either save the ant or squish it. I use this as a great warm up to writing persuasively. Two other recommendations: Earrings! by Judith Voirst and Old Henry, by Joan W. Blos

picture books | Read... Write... Talk...

by the same author as "I Wanna Iguana"... great for persuasive writing

Life with Mrs. L: Two for one Tuesday

Max's Words by Kate Banks #Books #Kids #Literacy

Expository essentials? What are those? Take a look at this poster to find out!

Teaching 2nd Person Point of View with Picture Books

Second Person Point of View in Picture Books

transition words for how to writing

FREE Grammar Cheat Sheet - nice...everything on one sheet for quick reference.

FREE Standard English Grammar Cheat Sheet and Grammar Sort Sheet

The Basics of Writer's Workshop. I like the visual for students!

~*~ Apples of Your Eye! ~*~: The Basics of Writer's Workshop

Quotation Marks Anchor Chart (blog post with FREEBIE)

Mentor Text: Letter writing

Hoots N' Hollers: Mentor Text Link Up - Language Arts

Pandora Stations That Work in the Classroom

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

Great Text for Opinion Writing

Surfin' Through Second: Who's On Vacation?? Not Me :(

Powerful feedback! Use this anchor chart during Writer's Workshop ...during share time. The author gets 2 stars (compliments) and 1 wish (something to do next time.) This can be used for partner share too! Kinders can do this!

Teaching With Love and Laughter: Star, Star, Wish

Launching the Writing Workshop: A Step-by-Step Guide in Photographs: Denise Leograndis: 9780545021210: Books

Good way to keep track of all your students !

Little People, Big Goals

This writing process ladder reminds students what comes next when it comes to writing.

Mckay School Alumni - Snapshots Archive 1

2nd grade - autobiographies

the teacher wife: biographies, books, and clowns... oh my!

10 Picture Books That Inspire Kids to Write -- with short descriptions of how and why. Now I want to read My Map Book!

Maybe a first day of school activity? I'd put it on a "all about me" bulletin board

Heart Map for Writer's Workshop

anchor charts for voice | anchor chart for voice. Two Tacky Teachers | school ideas

Would You Rather? How to encourage reluctant writers to actually enjoy writing and have FUN!