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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Author's Purpose

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 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 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 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 SchoolAuthor's PurposeMiddle GradeGenre

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 Jul 7, 2019 11:06:29 PM

"Children in the United States of America have been reciting the Pledge of Allegiance since 1892 - and for about that long, they’ve found its big words confusing. Now, beloved …

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Topics:July 2019Student Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1VocabularyAuthor's PurposeSummarizing

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 2019Narrative WritingInformational/Expository WritingStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2K-1 WritingLiterature ConnectionGrade 6writing across the curriculumAuthor's PurposeGenre

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