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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Grammar and mechanics

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 Jan 26, 2020 11:00:07 PM

I'm always looking for meaningful bell work that can pack a big teaching point in 5 minutes or less! Last week, my sixth graders were reviewing types of sentences and …

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Topics:GrammarWord ReferentsStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 6Grammar and mechanicsSentence VarietyMiddle Grade

by Kylene Reed, on Dec 10, 2019 11:21:17 PM

Here is a fun way to practice writing with prepositional phrases. This week my class is reviewing identifying prepositions and using them in their writing. What better way to get …

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Topics:Everyday WritingDecember 2019Student Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrammar and mechanicsExtension Lesson

by Kylene Reed, on Aug 1, 2019 12:13:13 AM

I thought you would all like to have this idea to start the year off! I created this template for my students to use throughout the year to practice writing …

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Topics:July 2019Student Writing SamplesGrades 2-5Grammar and mechanicswriting across the curriculumSentence VarietyMiddle GradeExtension LessonTemplate

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 Mar 26, 2019 5:24:42 PM

Hey, Hey 7th grade teachers!! Are you looking for a revising and editing guide that you and your students will LOVE?? EW just released the 7th Grade Revising and Editing …

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Topics:March 2019Test PrepStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesGrammar and mechanicsediting and revising

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 19, 2019 11:30:28 PM

Do you purchase those monthly themed parts of speech worksheets on TPT?? Well this week, my Pre-AP class is creating a color by number activity for my other 6th grade …

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Topics:Everyday WritingKylene's FavoritesStudent Writing SamplesGrammar and mechanicssentence structureExtension LessonDifferentiationParts of Speech

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 13, 2019 1:05:04 PM

Teaching across genre can appear to be a very daunting task. So can teaching quotations in writing! (insert laughing emoji:)) Here is a quick and simple idea to incorporate them …

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Topics:Everyday WritingMarch 2019Test PrepGrammar and mechanicswriting across the curriculumExtension LessonQuotesPunctuation

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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