Posts filed under: Writing

If you are looking for ideas in the editing step of the writing process, you are in the right place! This post will provide ways to teach and break down...
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It is a crazy time of the year.  Kids are excited and so are you!  Christmas is such a wonderful time so embrace it with activities surrounding the season.  Choose...
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Now that your students have finished writing a rough draft and made revisions to their narrative writing, it is time to craft an amazing title for the story! This post...
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Do you need help teaching your students how to revise the end of a narrative story? This post will give you ideas for a jammin’ conclusion! It is part of...
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Do your students use a monotonous tone in their writing? “He did…. He has…. He then did….” Blah blah blah. Variety of Sentences is another important writing mini lesson for...
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Do your students struggle using strong word choice in their writing? This post is geared towards the upper elementary or middle school curriculum and uses the term MILLION DOLLAR WORDS...
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Are you looking for ways to help your students write a good lead to their narrative essay? This post will give you ideas to teach what I call ROCKIN’ BEGINNINGS....
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Are you looking for teaching ideas for revising in writer’s workshop? This lesson is one of several posts on DARE to Revise (Delete, Add, Rearrange, Exchange) and will focus on R–...
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Are you looking for ways to help your students revise their narrative essay? This post is one of several mini lessons on using the acronym D.A.R.E. (Delete, Add, Rearrange, Exchange)...
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Use a weekly writing guide for students to use when writing on their own. They will need a graphic organizer, rough draft paper, colored pens, a checklist, and final copy...
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