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Adding a Non Fiction Piece to Your Narrative Lessons

For me, Empowering Writers has made it so easy to teach all genres all the time in my classroom. Incorporating all genres into your lessons truly shows the depth of knowledge that students have [...]

Beginning, Middle, End: Starting Foundational Skills in Kindergarten

Our kindergarten class used the simplified narrative diamond to draw the beginning, middle, and end for the book Pumpkin Town.

September K-1 Student Samples

Fall is my favorite time of year, and I had a great time teaching the September lesson of the month in one of our first grade classrooms! Check out some of my modeled charts from the lesson. If [...]

Book Character Analysis-

This month, I began the September lesson with an excerpt from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory .I began with annotating the sample to find text evidence on his character traits and personal [...]

Social Emotional Lesson- How Do You Want Others to View You?

WOW! This lesson definitely pushed my students and I outside of our comfort zones! Who likes bragging on themselves? Especially when you are writing it for all to read! Well this social-emotional [...]

Student Samples & Modeled Lesson: Perspective/POV

Wow! This turned out to be one of my favorite lessons I’ve done! Have you downloaded the August lesson of the month on point of view and perspective? If not, it is NOT too late! This lesson will [...]

September Lessons of the Month

I am so excited about this month's lessons! These are foundational skills that you will be able to change and adapt as you go through your school year! You can scaffold and adapt these lessons for [...]