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    Creating Readers and Writers: How to Use Wordless Picture Books (With Older Children, Too!) #wordlessbooks

    How to Use Wordless Picture Books

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    Some great mentor texts here for narrative, informational, and opinion/persuasive writing!!

    Writing Workshop Mentor Texts for 1st and 2nd Grade

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    Writing Workshop Conference Sheets

    Writing Workshop Conference Sheets

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    Great for Opinion Writing. Students will write an opinion piece about which silverware is the best

    First Grade Buddies: Mentor Text Linky 5.5.13

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    Stages of a Child's Writing

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    My Little Book of Punctuation is an interactive book in which students learn about the definitions of each type of ending mark punctuation, practice writing them, practice identifying which sentences use which type of punctuation, and writing their own sentences using different ending marks.

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    "No Excuses List" ~ A list of things there is no excuse to submit work without. Helps kids "see" and rise to your expectations. (Free make-it-yourself idea.)

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    Using paint strip samples ...have the kids find synonyms for some of their overused words.

    Field of Poppies: Shades of Meaning

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    writer_workshop_tips-nice reminder

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    Shhh...I'm Talking With My Pencil table tents~ Created for writing time. (Free)

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    Inspire writing (Prompts + brainstorming)

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    This is a great chart to display for the writing process! Students can refer back to this to see the step by step method! This is great for visual learners! This connects to the 4th grade NYS Math Standard 4.W.5. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.

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    WRITING STATION: Whole Class Journals

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    would like to adapt and mix with my endings chart next year

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    A strategy for spelling independence during writing workshop

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    Great idea for writing stations. Monthly word charts.

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    "TAG! You're It!" Writing Peer-Review (Poster & Record Sheets)

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    I like the borders - looks a little neater and more organized

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    Writing Checklist

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    My Top 10 Picture Books to Use When Modeling Writing to Students

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    Character pop-up books

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    Rainbow editing

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    Writing Workshop

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    The Basics of Writer's Workshop - I love the idea of a chart to show kids exactly what they will be doing and what they are expected to be doing.

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    Writing center word strips

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