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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Informational/Expository Writing

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 6, 2020 7:08:54 AM

As the year winds down, many of you are now in preparation for your state testing. Benchmarks are finished and now we are deciding where we go from here? What …

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Topics:Informational/Expository WritingIntroductionsMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesExpositoryTopicAssessmentBenchmarksMain Idea

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 13, 2020 7:00:00 PM

It is that time of year, where we are beginning to put full pieces together, and I have been working with several grade levels the last two weeks writing introductions …

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Topics:Informational/Expository WritingIntroductionsRubricsEditing & RevisingAssessmentMain IdeaAnnotateAnalyzeAuthenticDescriptiveInformative Verbs

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 9, 2020 8:30:00 PM

My class started the January lesson of the month with a seven day process piece about having a "growth mindset" in 2020. Yesterday, I showed them the vision boards and …

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Topics:Informational/Expository WritingEW Lesson of the MonthSocial Emotional LessonJanuary 2020Grade 4Middle GradeModelPick, List, ChooseProcess WritingProductive QuestionsEssay

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

by Kylene Reed, on Jun 12, 2019 9:23:39 PM

WOW! This summer is already going by so fast! I hope you all are having a relaxing vacation. I have been busy as can be spreading my love for reading …

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Topics:June 2019Narrative WritingInformational/Expository WritingFrameworks/Story PlanOpinion WritingQuick TipsSentence StartersExtension Lesson

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

by Kylene Reed, on May 22, 2019 11:13:48 PM

It's tornado season here in the Texas Panhandle, and our 2nd grade students are learning all about these powerful storms. They are using the lessons in their EW Expository guide …

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Topics:ScienceMay 2019Informational/Expository WritingStudent Writing SamplesExpository WritingGrade 2AuthenticAssured Experiences

by Kylene Reed, on May 15, 2019 10:23:57 AM

Our third-graders finished up their videos on the May 2-4 lesson of the month- Animal Features. They are adorable! Check out these student videos below. Have you downloaded the lesson …

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Topics:ScienceMay 2019Informational/Expository WritingExpository WritingGrade 3Grades 2-5Media Connection

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