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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 19, 2019 11:10:46 AM

I have had a blast in 2nd grade this week with the book A Bad Case of Stripes! Day One: We read the book and then students helped me chart …

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Topics:Everyday WritingKylene's FavoritesOctober 2019Narrative WritingElaborative Detail

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 17, 2019 4:39:18 PM

We all love using the Little Old Lady Books in our classrooms! I got to spend the day in kindergarten last week teaching this lesson on recognizing narrative story patterns …

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by Kylene Reed, on Oct 14, 2019 10:23:58 PM

Don't miss out on this fall unit that is perfect to use in your grade 3-8 classrooms. The Nutty Squirrel unit focuses on students analyzing the narrative genre of writing …

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by Kylene Reed, on Oct 12, 2019 10:25:50 AM

This week, I got to spend a couple of days in Mrs. Elliott's fourth-grade reading class working on story elements. The new Narrative Grade Level guides from EW are amazing!! …

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Topics:Everyday WritingOctober 2019Narrative WritingStory Elements

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 10, 2019 5:41:22 PM

My friend Mrs. Porter teaches 2nd grade, and she always does the cutest lessons in her class. Today, they were reading nonfiction books about spiders and then writing informational sentences …

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Topics:FallOctober 2019Informational/Expository WritingDetailsText Analysis

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 10, 2019 10:38:54 AM

I say this over and over again, but it is true!! I have to work so hard to be the class that everyone loves to come to. English is not …

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by Kylene Reed, on Oct 10, 2019 10:36:55 AM

This is a fun and engaging lesson using monster books you probably already have in your classroom! I got to spend some time in kindergarten teaching this lesson, and the …

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Topics:October 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 9, 2019 3:26:54 PM

In your EW guides, section one is all about genre and author's purpose. For me, this is not a skill I teach at the beginning of the year and then …

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Topics:August 2019Back to School

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 3, 2019 8:01:31 PM

I am SO excited to share the October Lessons of the Month with you! These will be some of my favorites I am sure of! Click on the books below …

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Topics:October 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 30, 2019 8:19:24 PM

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 …

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