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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Detail Generating

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 Nov 12, 2019 11:47:08 PM

I have shared with many of you in my workshops, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade activity that I do. Here it is, all in one place for you to find! …

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Topics:November 2019Narrative WritingElaborative DetailWord ReferentsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionDetail GeneratingSentence StartersMedia ConnectionAssured ExperiencesPoint of View

by Kylene Reed, on May 22, 2019 11:32:56 PM

A couple of weeks ago, our first grade classes took turns visiting my 6th grade class to learn about writing details. The first graders were making their end of the …

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Topics:ScienceMay 2019Elaborative DetailWriting InstructionModelDetail GeneratingVertical AlignmentCommon Language

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 25, 2019 11:47:44 AM

As the 4th graders prepared to write to the new prompt "A hobby you are involved in," we looked at the difference between just writing down information or really making …

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Topics:March 2019Test PrepInformational/Expository WritingGrade 4AuthenticModelDetail Generating

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 21, 2019 10:32:30 PM

Testing, testing, ONE.TWO.THREE. Our fourth graders needed a little reminder of one of the first rules in writing detail sentences. NO GROCERY LISTS!! I just happened to walk into Mrs. Reynolds' …

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Topics:March 2019Test PrepElaborative DetailStudent Writing SamplesGrades 2-5Sentence VarietyDetail Generating

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:32:04 PM

Offering students a variety of tools to use in their compositions will help keep them away from the same old same old, boring ideas being used over and over again …

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Topics:Everyday WritingJanuary 2019Informational/Expository WritingExpository WritingresearchMain IdeaHubModelDetail GeneratingProcess WritingFlip the SentenceAnecdotes

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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