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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Apr 30, 2020 9:56:18 AM

Are you looking for professional development during this time while you are teaching from home?? Right now, I am already starting to think about what I want to tweak or …

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Topics:Narrative WritingTexasGrades 6-8Grades 2-5Narrative TEKS

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 10:38:54 AM

I say this over and over again, but it is true!! I have to work so hard to be the class that everyone loves to come to. English is not …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesOctober 2019Word ReferentsStudent Writing LessonsGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grades 6-8Vocabularysentence structureModelDescriptive SegmentArt ConnectionTransitionSenses

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 3, 2019 8:01:31 PM

I am SO excited to share the October Lessons of the Month with you! These will be some of my favorites I am sure of! Click on the books below …

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Topics:October 2019Student Writing LessonsLiterature ConnectionGrades 6-8Grades 2-5Grades K-1

by Kylene Reed, on Jun 24, 2019 12:17:04 AM

Summertime is the perfect chance to start adding books to your classroom library! One of my most favorite back to school lessons comes from the book the Name Jar, written …

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Topics:June 2019Literature ConnectionGrades 6-8Grades 2-5Grades K-1Diversity

by Kylene Reed, on Apr 10, 2019 12:01:12 PM

Transitions, transitions, transitions. The goal of any writer is to create a smooth, flowing piece, filled with interesting information, that their readers will enjoy. This week, my 6th grade students are …

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Topics:ScienceApril 2019Informational/Expository WritingGrades 6-8Grammar and mechanicswriting across the curriculumHubSentence StartersTransition

by Kylene Reed, on Apr 2, 2019 8:50:10 PM

WOW... Can you believe April is already here? This year is flying by! This month, the lessons are all about our planet! Whether you are studying space in K-2, or …

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Topics:ScienceApril 2019Elaborative DetailStudent Writing LessonsOpinion WritingGrades 6-8Grades 2-5Grades K-1Descriptive

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 1, 2019 10:09:00 AM

This month students worked on the usage of pronouns and their antecedents using holiday songs! FWI... This editing and revising lesson can be reused throughout the year with any song …

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Topics:December 2018Student Writing LessonsGrade 5Editing & RevisingGrades 6-8Grammar and mechanics

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