This collection of resources is for the 2nd-4th grade CScope classroom.
Create fake text to display your morning message to your class each day
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FACS Classroom Ideas: ifaketext For a new way of displaying morning message
Create fake text to display your morning message to your class each day...great idea for morning work!!
Fun idea! Use a ‘fake’ text message to display your morning message.
Create fake texts for morning message. Classroom Ideas: ifaketext
Instead of having students stand around you with questions and such, they bring their clothespin up to you and you clip it to your clipboard, then they sit back down and you call them up when you're ready. HOW FABULOUS FOR Writer's Workshop!
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Writing Conferences- instead of waiting in line, leave a numbered clothespin on teacher clipboard.
Instead of having students stand around you with #questions and such, they bring their #clothespin up to you and you #clip it to your #clipboard, then they sit back down and you #call them up when you're ready. HOW #FABULOUS FOR #Writer's #Workshop! #classroom #management
dislike having long lines of students waiting for me to edit their papers, I have them put their numbered clothespins on my clipboard so that I'll know who is ready to go. Wow Great idea!! Clipboard editing - I would have them bring over their clothespins with their names that they took off the Writers' Workshop Chart
such a great idea: Instead of having students stand around you with questions, they bring their clothespin up to you and you clip it to your clipboard, then they sit back down and you call them up when you're ready. HOW FABULOUS FOR Writer's Workshop! @Karmesha Molton
A great little video explaining (via super hero animation and a very catchy tune) the differences between similes and metaphors. - The Bazillions
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"Similes and Metaphors" video
Great for teaching similes and metaphors. My kids love this.
SOMETIMES WE DON’T WRITE IN WRITING WORKSHOP
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FLASH DRAFTING OUR WAY TO A “BEST FIRST DRAFT.”
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Flash Drafting our way to a "Best First Draft" from Two Writing Teachers
Flash Draft three ideas for Memoirs
Three strategies to generate story ideas
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Generating Ideas: Three Strategies from PiBoIdMo | TWO WRITING TEACHERS
Recently, Stacey and I were chatting via email about why the teaching of conclusions isn't presented as a separate minilesson in Bringing History to Life, the information writing unit in the 4th gr...
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Teach writing conclusions
QUICK TIPS FOR WRITING TEACHING POINTS -- sketchnotes
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Click on the image to enlarge my sketchnotes.
QUICK TIPS FOR WRITING TEACHING POINTS Two Writing Teachers
Teaching points in writing conferences
Notes from the TCRWP workshop with Carl Anderson - Writing With Mentor Texts
NOTES FROM THE TCRWP WORKSHOP WITH CARL ANDERSON – WRITING WITH MENTOR TEXTS
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Flow chart 1
What is Slice of Life Writing?
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what-is-a-sol.jpg (1650×1032 SLICE OF LIFE writing for personal narrative
Are you wondering what a slice of life story is? Click on this image to enlarge & to learn more.
"Find What's Right" editing, kids mark the things they got right, then they rush to fix things they missed so they'll be able to mark everything right, like a "back door" to editing
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Find What's Right Editing - kids mark things they did correctly (then they rush to fix things they forgot so that they can mark everything correct), it's like a "back door" to editing
The Classroom Key: Make Editing Fun!
"Find What's Right" editing - kids circle things like capital letters and end marks. They want to circle lots of things so they quicklyo correct their mistakes
Find-What's-Right Editing....Follow my RED DIAMOND BOARDS for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)
Show Not Tell Anchor Chart by Holly Nowalk
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Teaching writing - Show me don't tell me
Writers workshop: Show not tell
Anchor Chart for Writing
Inspired to Read: Transition words
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Transition words; 4th grade writing
Inspired to Read: Transition words anchor chart
Writer's workshop: Transition words
Bing : Informational Writing Anchor Charts
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good writing idea
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Travel brochures- great to make for a region or culture that is being taught in class or as a project for students to investigate a country, time period, or culture of interest.
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Social Media, "where on earth is Kansas?" history project.
Social Studies: Kansas travel brochures - to use for any state.
Awesome ideas for Social Studies in a 21st century middle school classroom
Every Lined Paper Under the Sun!
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Free Printable School Lined Paper. Great for choice paper in writers workshop!
Free Printable School Lined Paper including Spalding & Primary Lined Handwriting Paper. *I want the graph paper!!*
kindergarten writing paper
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More ideas for non fiction writing. Could be used in student journals for sequencing and character traits too.
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Nonfiction writing anchor chart: Can You Write More?
Non fiction writing...Can you teach MORE? [To Support Elaboration in Nonfiction Writing]
Really like some of her writers notebook set up examples. Life is Better Messy Anyway!
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Life is Better Messy Anyway: A Peak Into My Writer's Notebook Good example of a teacher's writing notebook
Narrowing your topic, and more great writing notebook ideas!
Writers Workshop: Zooming In
Blog with a detailed entry about generating ideas for a writer's notebook from the book "Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature K-6" by L.R. Dorfman & R. Cappelli
Here's an infographic with some great ideas for how to spend those 5 minutes that you may have free at the beginning or end of a lesson.
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FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT: with vocabulary focus MIDDLE SCHOOL
Got 5 Minutes? Use these simple ideas to review vocabulary words! #edchat #vocabulary
Instead of piling up at the door
Excellent infographic for quick vocab review activities. English. Language arts. Vocabulary. Management.
Trapped! Punctuation game is a super fun online game that provides great practice in punctuation skills.
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FREE ONLINE PUNCTUATION GAME~ Students play Trapped! It's a fun, interactive game from the BBC that provides great practice in punctuation skills. Students can listen or read subtitles.
Love the BBC site where we were introduced to Trapped! Lots of other fun games, too.
Trapped! Punctuation game is a super fun online game that provides great practice in punctuation skills. And also other learning games links!
Trapped! Punctuation game from BBC - kids can have some ghostly fun while testing their punctuation skills.
Teaching Students About Complete Sentences: A Guide to Success! This is a must for any elementary classroom teacher grades 3 and up! $
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Creativity In the Common Core Classroom blog: Teaching Your Students About Complete Sentences: Fun and Engaging Learning Activity
Go way beyond the typical book report with these 20 great ways to get kids to interact with text...good for any grade!
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20 great ways to get kids to interact with text...good for any grade! = create 8 diff activities with 20 tools == book trailer (video), pod cast, 3d pop up book, collage, interactive timeline, animation, comics li maps
Great Web 2.0 resources and other ideas for alternative book reports. Great for book projects. jj
CREATIVE BOOK REPORTS: Go beyond the typical book report with these 20 great ways to get kids to interact with text...good for any grade, and ideal for #unitstudies
Beyond the typical book report | 20 Ways to Encourage Students to Interact with Texts | tech & non-tech ideas!
My fantastic student teacher came up with this great way to show the differences between types of literary nonfiction.