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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Empowering Writers In Action Blog / Kylene's Favorites

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 12, 2020 7:09:31 PM

As writers, I want my students to be able to showcase skills that they learn in my class in each piece of writing they do. A good writer shouldn't have …

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by Kylene Reed, on Feb 10, 2020 10:44:42 PM

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by Kylene Reed, on Feb 4, 2020 9:44:29 PM

My students need lots of practice when it comes to combining sentences using conjunctions. Not only do they need to be able to identify a compound and complex sentence, but …

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by Kylene Reed, on Jan 27, 2020 10:42:23 PM

How are your students in analytical writing? How about reading a story and actually understanding the author's purpose and story elements? I couldn't help but share these second grade Brave …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesStory ElementsText AnalysisJanuary 2020

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 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 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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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesOctober 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Jun 10, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Each year, I always begin with section one in my EW Expository/Opinion Guide focusing on author's purpose and genre. Here is one of my most favorite lessons that I introduce …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesJune 2019

by Kylene Reed, on May 6, 2019 12:05:46 AM

Last week, our Elementary celebrated all of the success we have had in writing across grade levels K-4 this year. ELAR teachers came together to share student samples, stories, special …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesMay 2019

by Kylene Reed, on Apr 21, 2019 10:38:19 PM

It is that time of year when I begin to reflect on how far my students have come, and what I still need to get done before school is out! …

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Topics:Everyday WritingKylene's FavoritesApril 2019