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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

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 2020Student Writing SamplesGrade 2VocabularyAuthor's Purpose

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 26, 2020 11:00:07 PM

I'm always looking for meaningful bell work that can pack a big teaching point in 5 minutes or less! Last week, my sixth graders were reviewing types of sentences and …

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Topics:GrammarWord ReferentsStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 6Grammar and mechanicsSentence VarietyMiddle Grade

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 24, 2020 1:30:47 AM

I have been busy trying to get mid year testing done in my own classroom, but was finally I was able to get going on the grade 2-4 January lesson …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthElaborative DetailSocial Emotional LessonJanuary 2020Word ReferentsStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 3Grade 4Grade 2ModelDetail GeneratingSentence StartersDescriptive Segment

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 21, 2020 9:36:20 PM

The Lonely Snowflake was hit today in kindergarten. We started the lesson off by sorting the book cover into the narrative category on their genre chart and talking about how …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthSocial Emotional LessonJanuary 2020Student Writing SamplesNarrativeGrades K-1Sentence Starters

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 16, 2020 11:21:28 PM

We love Brave Irene and EW book cover lessons at our school! Want to join in with us on this lesson? Click the book cover templates below to download and …

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Topics:Narrative WritingFrameworks/Story PlanStory ElementsJanuary 2020Grade 2Literature ConnectionVocabularySentence VarietyAuthor's Purpose

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 9, 2020 8:30:00 PM

My class started the January lesson of the month with a seven day process piece about having a "growth mindset" in 2020. Yesterday, I showed them the vision boards and …

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Topics:Informational/Expository WritingEW Lesson of the MonthSocial Emotional LessonJanuary 2020Grade 4Middle GradeModelPick, List, ChooseProcess WritingProductive QuestionsEssay

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 8, 2020 9:30:00 PM

Oh my goodness! I had so much fun in kindergarten today. Let me tell you, those little cuties sure keep you on your toes! I was in a hurry to …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthJanuary 2020Student Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1ModelChartingArt Connection

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 7, 2020 5:40:21 PM

I know, I know... I say this every month, but I am SO excited to share the January lessons with you!!! They are packed with social-emotional lesson connections in a …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthSocial Emotional LessonJanuary 2020Literature ConnectionGrades 2-5Grades K-1Middle GradeModelPick, List, ChooseProcess Writing

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