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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 7, 2020 10:18:37 AM

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 this last week! …

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Topics:FallStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesK-1 WritingVocabulary

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 17, 2019 4:39:18 PM

We all love using the Little Old Lady Books in our classrooms! I got to spend the day in kindergarten last week teaching this lesson on recognizing narrative story patterns …

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Topics:FallOctober 2019November 2019Narrative WritingFrameworks/Story PlanStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1Model

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 14, 2019 10:23:58 PM

Don't miss out on this fall unit that is perfect to use in your grade 3-8 classrooms. The Nutty Squirrel unit focuses on students analyzing the narrative genre of writing …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesFallOctober 2019November 2019Story ElementsStudent Writing LessonsGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Narrative – Literary Analysis TasksGrades 6-8AnnotateExtension TaskSummarizing

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 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

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