The Basics of Writer's Workshop
I've had a number of people find my organization of the Writer's Notebook to be very helpful; hooray! However, many need more information on how to actually implement the Writer's Workshop (also called Writers' Workshop & Writing Workshop). When I found this visual today (and repinned it on Pinterest- Stephanie Madison) I knew I had to get it up here. It didn't have the creator, but the original graphic can be found at…
25 Awesome Anchor Charts For Teaching Writing
Anchor charts are a great way to make thinking visible as you record strategies, processes, cues, guidelines and other content during the learning process. Here are 25 of our favorite charts for teaching your students all about writing. This is the first post in the Teaching Young Writers blog series sponsored by Zaner-Bloser's Strategies for Writers.
The Best Part of Me Writing Activity - Lessons With Laughter
The Best Part of Me Writing Activity- I may try this as one of our grade 1 writing activities.
Idioms of the Week; A School Year of Idioms!
The ORIGINAL Idiom of the Week- A School Year of Idioms! SAVE $$$ WITH THIS BUNDLE:IDIOM AND QUOTE OF THE WEEK BUNDLEDo you need a new twist on teaching idioms? This product (my best seller) is 137 pages! There are 60 Idiom posters (large and smaller versions/4 to a sheet) to choose from in this un...
Conclusion Writing Sentences Poster Anchor Chart
This writing workshop anchor chart kit comes with pieces to build your own clever conclusions anchor chart and a student-sized printable! IMPORTANT: This anchor chart is NOT EDITABLE and only comes in COLOR. Please take a look at the discounted Writing Workshop Anchor Charts Bundle for access to edi...
Resources for teachers that rock! | Rockin Resources
The Native American Unit is one of my favorite units! It motivates students to want to learn about the Native Americans of North America (Eastern Woodlands, Great Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast, Southeast).
Teaching Paragraph Writing: Conclusions - The Teacher Next Door
Teaching conclusions is one of the most difficult parts of teaching kids to write well-written paragraphs. They may be able to write a topic sentence, and three star ideas with details, but when it comes time to add a conclusion sentence, it’s almost like they’ve run out of steam. To me, this makes it even […]
Friendly Letter Freebie
How to write a friendly letter- this free resource is awesome for both the teacher and student! Anchor charts to teach and student printables! It teaches the 5 parts of the friendly letter AND mechanics for a friendly letter. Love it!