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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

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 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 Jan 8, 2020 9:30:00 PM

Oh my goodness! I had so much fun in kindergarten today. Let me tell you, those little cuties sure keep you on your toes! I was in a hurry to …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthJanuary 2020Student Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1ModelChartingArt Connection

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 7, 2020 5:40:21 PM

I know, I know... I say this every month, but I am SO excited to share the January lessons with you!!! They are packed with social-emotional lesson connections in a …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthSocial Emotional LessonJanuary 2020Literature ConnectionGrades 2-5Grades K-1Middle GradeModelPick, List, ChooseProcess Writing

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 Oct 17, 2019 4:39:18 PM

We all love using the Little Old Lady Books in our classrooms! I got to spend the day in kindergarten last week teaching this lesson on recognizing narrative story patterns …

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Topics:FallOctober 2019November 2019Narrative WritingFrameworks/Story PlanStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1Model

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 Sep 22, 2019 8:14:32 PM

Fall is my favorite time of year, and I had a great time teaching the September lesson of the month in one of our first grade classrooms! Check out some …

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Topics:September 2019DetailsStudent Writing SamplesNarrativeGrades K-1VocabularyModelChartingArt ConnectionStory Pattern

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 10, 2019 10:41:10 PM

WOW! This lesson definitely pushed my students and I outside of our comfort zones! Who likes bragging on themselves? Especially when you are writing it for all to read! Well …

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Topics:August 2019Back to SchoolSeptember 2019Social Emotional LessonStudent Writing SamplesGrade 5Middle GradeModelChartingPoint of ViewPerspectiveCharacter Traits

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 4, 2019 10:14:03 PM

Wow! This turned out to be one of my favorite lessons I’ve done! Have you downloaded the August lesson of the month on point of view and perspective? If not, …

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Topics:August 2019Back to SchoolSeptember 2019Word ReferentsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades 2-5ModelMedia ConnectionPoint of ViewPerspective

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