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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Elaborative Detail

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 12, 2020 11:35:37 PM

Creating writers who stand out by their unique writing choices is important. A writer's tone, choice of words, subject matter, and sentence structure all play a part in creating an …

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Topics:Elaborative DetailMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesQuick WritesWriting InstructionVocabularyvoicesentence structuretone

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 9, 2020 11:04:32 PM

Our first graders were busy as can be working on their Texas history this last month. Look at these cute samples! During the week, the students were working on sound …

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Topics:Elaborative DetailMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1VocabularyFeelings

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 3, 2020 7:48:27 AM

I loved putting together the March lessons, and I can't wait to share them with you! This month’s lessons are all about the power of our words. In any genre …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthElaborative DetailMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesVocabularyDescriptionsSentence Variety

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 24, 2020 5:58:29 PM

Burrr... It sure has been cold up here in the Texas Panhandle! Perfect timing to share our abominable snowman writing descriptive segments. We had a lot of fun writing about …

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Topics:Elaborative DetailDecember 2019GrammarJanuary 2020Word ReferentsFebruary 2020Student Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesVocabularySentence Variety

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 12, 2020 7:09:31 PM

As writers, I want my students to be able to showcase skills that they learn in my class in each piece of writing they do. A good writer shouldn't have …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday WritingKylene's FavoritesInformational/Expository WritingElaborative DetailStudent Writing SamplesGrammar and mechanicsSentence VarietyHub

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 10, 2020 10:44:42 PM

Moving Sale! Empowering Writers is moving to a new warehouse and we need to clear off our shelves by the end of this week, so order fast! Ya'll some of …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesElaborative DetailExpositoryNarrativeOpinionGraphic OrganizersK-1sentence structureDescriptivePosters

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 Dec 9, 2019 11:26:17 PM

The December lessons are here! I am so excited to get to do these in my class. We are starting the Grinch descriptive segment tomorrow. More to come! If you …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthElaborative DetailDecember 2019Literature ConnectionGrades 2-5Grades K-1Middle GradeDescriptive 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 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

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