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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 Dec 19, 2019 9:04:52 PM

I have had so much fun getting to know my students even more through the lesson The Ultimate Gift! This last week we began working on the lesson. First my …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthDecember 2019Social Emotional LessonStudent Writing SamplesEditing & RevisingLiterature ConnectionSentence VarietySentence StartersProductive QuestionsChartingTheme

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 20, 2019 8:22:52 PM

WOW! I never thought this lesson would turn out to be as much as it did, but I was amazed! Last week, my 6th grade students and I went to …

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Topics:November 2019Narrative WritingStory ElementsText AnalysisLessons for SaleStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2Grade 6Sentence VarietyModelChartingExtension Lesson

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 20, 2019 7:06:04 PM

Look at these cute samples from our 2nd Graders!!! Such a fun lesson. If you haven't downloaded the November lesson of the month for grades 2-4, click here! …

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Topics:November 2019Narrative WritingEW Lesson of the MonthStory ElementsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2ChartingExtension Lesson

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 6, 2019 1:30:44 AM

This last week, I was able to spend a class period in Mrs. Johnson's 7th grade ELA class. She had been working on the October lesson of the month, writing …

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Topics:October 2019November 2019Narrative WritingSuspenseVocabularyMiddle GradeChartingTransitionMagic of ThreeSenses

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 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 2019Social Emotional LessonStudent Writing SamplesGrade 5Middle GradeModelChartingPoint of ViewPerspectiveCharacter Traits

by Kylene Reed, on Jul 9, 2019 2:21:48 PM

There are lots of fun mentor text out there for teaching point of view, but here is a lesson I did in my class, as an independent practice, after teaching …

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Topics:July 2019Student Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionWriting InstructionAuthenticChartingExtension LessonPoint of View

by Kylene Reed, on Jun 24, 2019 12:54:00 AM

This summer I am extremely lucky to get to be sharing my love for reading and writing with teachers all around. This last week, I was in Fort Smith, Arkansas …

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Topics:June 2019ExpositoryNarrativeOpinionQuick TipsK-1 Writing AlignmentChartingThemeExtension LessonOral Language

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