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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 26, 2019 5:24:42 PM

Hey, Hey 7th grade teachers!! Are you looking for a revising and editing guide that you and your students will LOVE?? EW just released the 7th Grade Revising and Editing …

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Topics:March 2019Test Prep

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 25, 2019 11:47:44 AM

As the 4th graders prepared to write to the new prompt "A hobby you are involved in," we looked at the difference between just writing down information or really making …

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by Kylene Reed, on Mar 25, 2019 11:43:24 AM

After looking at the new topic that the 4th graders at our school were going to be writing to next, we noticed how easy it would be for students to …

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Topics:March 2019Test Prep

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 21, 2019 10:32:30 PM

Testing, testing, ONE.TWO.THREE. Our fourth graders needed a little reminder of one of the first rules in writing detail sentences. NO GROCERY LISTS!! I just happened to walk into Mrs. Reynolds' …

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Topics:March 2019Test Prep

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 19, 2019 11:30:28 PM

Do you purchase those monthly themed parts of speech worksheets on TPT?? Well this week, my Pre-AP class is creating a color by number activity for my other 6th grade …

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by Kylene Reed, on Mar 19, 2019 10:32:45 PM

2nd Grade descriptive segments are decorating our halls at the elementary! I stopped by today to see what they had been up to, and found these cute little guys hanging …

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Topics:March 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 19, 2019 9:41:50 PM

As our school begins to prepare for our upcoming state testing, we are not only looking at our weaknesses in writing but also areas that our students scored the lowest …

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Topics:Everyday WritingMarch 2019Test Prep

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 13, 2019 1:05:04 PM

Teaching across genre can appear to be a very daunting task. So can teaching quotations in writing! (insert laughing emoji:)) Here is a quick and simple idea to incorporate them …

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Topics:Everyday WritingMarch 2019Test Prep

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 12, 2019 5:14:06 PM

This week I got to sit in and watch Mrs. Gross teach the K-1 March lesson. It was so cute, and the students loved it!! Click the links below to …

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Topics:March 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 11, 2019 10:12:13 PM

Day One: After reading aloud How To Catch a Leprechaun, the class brainstormed types of traps that they could set to hopefully catch a leprechaun. Next, students wrote a beginning …

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Topics:March 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 11, 2019 10:03:28 PM

We have taught word referents and using powerful vocabulary in our pieces, but as we started looking at some of our 7th-grade benchmark essays we noticed that not always did …

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Topics:March 2019Test Prep

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 4, 2019 3:25:30 PM

I'm sure most of you will be doing some type of writing this month using a similar topic or theme! Be sure to stretch your students' vocabulary by creating a …

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Topics:March 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 4, 2019 3:18:32 PM

Last week, our 4th-grade students took their first writing benchmark for the STAAR test. After going through their pieces we decided that we needed to do a quick mini-lesson on …

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Topics:March 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 4, 2019 3:09:02 PM

Our 5th Grade social studies class has been studying the Civil War, and will soon be writing an essay from the perspective of one side, either North or South. As …

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by Kylene Reed, on Mar 4, 2019 12:52:53 PM

The March lessons are here! Are you wanting to teach EW skills with your favorite read-aloud books? Be sure to download the lesson of the month to use with your …

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