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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

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 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 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 Dec 30, 2019 12:13:24 AM

Wow! The holiday break is going by so fast! I hope you all have had a nice relaxing break. Over the next week, I will be sharing with you what …

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Topics:SuspenseDecember 2019January 2020Student Writing SamplesGrade 2Literature Connection

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 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

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 Jul 24, 2019 9:59:54 PM

Empowering Writers' guides are meant to be used with any topic or unit that you are teaching about. The lessons can be taught with books that you already use in …

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Topics:July 2019Student Writing SamplesGrade 2Editing & RevisingLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1VocabularyAuthenticOral Language

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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