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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 5:22:45 PM

Detail Generating Questions I'm always looking for ways to teach my students to give. To be selfless and put others first. To always look for the positive in someone. Well, …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday Writing

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:50:16 PM

Research Paper Results WOW! I cannot say enough about how proud I am of all of the writing samples I got to read today! Here are some of the lessons …

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by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:40:28 PM

Conclusion Paragraphs So as I wrap up this research process piece that I did with my 4th-grade teacher friends, I begin reflecting back a couple of years to when I …

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Topics:January 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:32:04 PM

Offering students a variety of tools to use in their compositions will help keep them away from the same old same old, boring ideas being used over and over again …

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Topics:Everyday WritingJanuary 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:18:47 PM

Oh my gosh! I had a blast today, working in Mrs. Dixon's and Mrs. Reynolds's classrooms. As we began writing our introductions, the students' writing came to life! They are …

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Topics:January 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 3:38:37 PM

Vocabulary, Vocabulary, Vocabulary… As I look through scored state writing tests, students who had a variety of vocabulary and word choice scored at a much higher level than those students who were …

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Topics:Everyday WritingJanuary 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 3:33:02 PM

Expository Research Essay Project - Day Three As we begin writing the expository essay using the students’ research on an Arctic animal, we will be following the process piece timeline …

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by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 3:23:53 PM

Now your students should be finished with their research and have an abundance of information gathered about their animal. Not all of this information will be showcased in the riddle …

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Topics:January 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 1:51:18 PM

What a wonderful week it has been! Our first day back to school this January was met with smiling faces and excited kids, ready to see the friends they missed …

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by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 11:45:24 AM

Expository Research Essay Project - Arctic Animal A great way to start back from a long break is by letting your students engage in a fun piece with research! Students …

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Topics:January 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 11:18:32 AM

Expository Research Essay Project - Arctic Animal To kick off the expository research process piece, I am going to begin with Writing a Suspenseful Riddle - Arctic Animal. The riddle lessons are …

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Topics:January 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 10:53:47 AM

A New Year... The days are shorter, and the weather is colder as we begin the New Year in our classrooms. Does anyone else struggle to get their students back …

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Topics:January 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 21, 2019 2:40:19 PM

I just couldn't pass up the grade 3-5 lesson of the month for February. My 6th graders had a great time, and I learned so much about my students. This …

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Topics:February 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 21, 2019 2:36:47 PM

Cross Content Writing Fun you say??? Writing an Essay??? Yes! My students had a blast learning all about the history of our US Presidents this week. It was so exciting …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday Writing

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 21, 2019 2:22:21 PM

Show Don't Tell Often our students have a hard time describing how they are feeling while in the process of writing a story. Now, for my students in 6th grade, …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday Writing

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 21, 2019 2:18:57 PM

I found this great download on TPT! The articles were perfect for my 6th-grade students. We annotated the expository piece as a class and wrote a summarizing paragraph about what …

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Topics:February 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 21, 2019 1:27:57 PM

Second Grade Writing Samples I never knew how cute this lesson was going to be when I wrote it! Classes all over my school have taught it this month and …

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Topics:February 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 20, 2019 3:56:15 PM

This quote is something that my principal is always saying to us. Well today, I was pushed WAY outside of my comfort zone, as I worked with one of my …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday Writing

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 1, 2019 10:09:00 AM

December Writing Lesson for Middle School Grade 5-8 This month students worked on the usage of pronouns and their antecedents using holiday songs! FWI... This editing and revising lesson can …

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Topics:December 2018

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 1, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Have Yourself A Hairy Little Christmas K-1 Writing Lesson This month our K-1 students practiced using descriptive adjectives in their writing using this fun book. I had a great time …

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Topics:December 2018

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 1, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Reindeer of the Year 2018! Writing Lesson Do you have a favorite reindeer??  Students in Mrs. Dixon's 4th-grade class got to choose their favorite reindeer and tell what talents made their …

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