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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 30, 2019 7:45:53 PM

Our kindergarten class used the simplified narrative diamond to draw the beginning, middle, and end for the book Pumpkin Town. Starting to teach and model story pattern at a young …

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Topics:September 2019K-1 Writing

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 22, 2019 8:14:32 PM

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 …

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Topics:September 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 13, 2019 6:23:12 PM

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 …

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Topics:September 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 10, 2019 10:41:10 PM

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 …

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Topics:August 2019Back to SchoolSeptember 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 4, 2019 10:14:03 PM

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, …

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Topics:August 2019Back to SchoolSeptember 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 1, 2019 9:37:34 AM

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 …

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Topics:September 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Aug 29, 2019 11:08:15 PM

Thank you to Rosemarie Aleman and Natalie Hodges who teach 8th grade at Hutto MS for this fun idea! What a great way to boost vocabulary into our lessons for …

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Topics:August 2019Back to School

by Kylene Reed, on Aug 25, 2019 10:55:36 PM

One of my most favorite back to school lessons comes from the book the Name Jar, written and illustrated by Yangsook Choi. Be sure to check out this lesson provided …

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Topics:August 2019Back to School

by Kylene Reed, on Aug 25, 2019 9:58:35 PM

Check out this cute back to school writing sample from your narrative guides! What Feelings Look Like is one of the staple lessons in narrative writing, taught in every grade …

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Topics:August 2019Back to School

by Kylene Reed, on Aug 18, 2019 11:51:19 PM

WOW! It is hard to believe summer break has come to an end. Tomorrow is my first day back with a new group of over 130 sixth graders. I am …

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Topics:August 2019Back to School