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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

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 Sep 1, 2019 9:37:34 AM

I am so excited about this month's lessons! These are foundational skills that you will be able to change and adapt as you go through your school year! You can …

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Topics:September 2019Narrative WritingEW Lesson of the MonthElaborative DetailStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades 2-5Grades K-1DescriptiveHub

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 4, 2019 3:09:02 PM

Our 5th Grade social studies class has been studying the Civil War, and will soon be writing an essay from the perspective of one side, either North or South. As …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday WritingSocial StudiesArgumentGrade 5Argumentative WritingVocabularyHubPerspectiveSkill Power! powerpointConnotations

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:40:28 PM

Conclusion Paragraphs So as I wrap up this research process piece that I did with my 4th-grade teacher friends, I begin reflecting back a couple of years to when I …

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Topics:January 2019Informational/Expository WritingStudent Writing SamplesExpository WritingHubModelConclusionsSkill Power! powerpoint

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:32:04 PM

Offering students a variety of tools to use in their compositions will help keep them away from the same old same old, boring ideas being used over and over again …

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Topics:Everyday WritingJanuary 2019Informational/Expository WritingExpository WritingresearchMain IdeaHubModelDetail GeneratingProcess WritingFlip the SentenceAnecdotes

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 3:33:02 PM

Expository Research Essay Project - Day Three As we begin writing the expository essay using the students’ research on an Arctic animal, we will be following the process piece timeline …

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Topics:January 2019Informational/Expository WritingExpository WritingGraphic OrganizersresearchMain IdeaHubModelProcess Writing

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