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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

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 Oct 19, 2019 11:10:46 AM

, ch 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 …

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Topics:Everyday WritingKylene's FavoritesOctober 2019Narrative WritingElaborative DetailStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2Sentence StartersDescriptive SegmentMedia ConnectionArt Connection

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 AnalysisStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2Literature ConnectionSentence VarietyAuthor's PurposeArt ConnectionGenreResponse to Text

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 2019Word ReferentsStudent Writing LessonsGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grades 6-8Vocabularysentence structureModelDescriptive SegmentArt ConnectionTransitionSenses

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:Back to SchoolOctober 2019Student Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1Art Connection

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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Topics:September 2019FallInformational/Expository WritingStudent Writing SamplesNarrativeAuthor's PurposeArt ConnectionAssured ExperiencesGenre

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 2019DetailsStudent Writing SamplesNarrativeGrades K-1VocabularyModelChartingArt ConnectionStory Pattern

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 2019Word ReferentsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2Literature ConnectionDescriptive SegmentArt Connection

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 21, 2019 2:36:47 PM

Cross Content Writing Fun you say??? Writing an Essay??? Yes! My students had a blast learning all about the history of our US Presidents this week. It was so exciting …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday WritingSocial StudiesInformational/Expository Writingresearchwriting across the curriculumEssayArt Connection

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 1, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Reindeer of the Year 2018! Writing Lesson Do you have a favorite reindeer??  Students in Mrs. Dixon's 4th-grade class got to choose their favorite reindeer and tell what talents made their …

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Topics:December 2018Student Writing LessonsOpinion WritingGrades 2-5Detail GeneratingArt Connection

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