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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 10, 2020 10:44:42 PM

Moving Sale! Empowering Writers is moving to a new warehouse and we need to clear off our shelves by the end of this week, so order fast! Ya'll some of …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesElaborative DetailExpositoryNarrativeOpinionGraphic OrganizersK-1sentence structureDescriptivePosters

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 21, 2020 9:36:20 PM

The Lonely Snowflake was hit today in kindergarten. We started the lesson off by sorting the book cover into the narrative category on their genre chart and talking about how …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthSocial Emotional LessonJanuary 2020Student Writing SamplesNarrativeGrades K-1Sentence Starters

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 Sep 30, 2019 7:45:53 PM

Our kindergarten class used the simplified narrative diamond to draw the beginning, middle, and end for the book Pumpkin Town. Starting to teach and model story pattern at a young …

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Topics:September 2019Story ElementsStudent Writing SamplesNarrativeGraphic OrganizersK-1 WritingStory Pattern

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 Jul 26, 2019 10:35:11 PM

When I first began teaching, I was in a first-grade classroom at a district that was a big advocate for balanced literacy. As an inexperienced first-year teacher, I was fortunate …

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Topics:July 2019Super Writing LessonsExpositoryNarrativeQuick TipsGrades 2-5Vocabularywriting across the curriculumMiddle GradeExtension LessonState StandardsOral LanguageStandards Alignment

by Kylene Reed, on Jun 24, 2019 12:54:00 AM

This summer I am extremely lucky to get to be sharing my love for reading and writing with teachers all around. This last week, I was in Fort Smith, Arkansas …

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Topics:June 2019ExpositoryNarrativeOpinionQuick TipsK-1 Writing AlignmentChartingThemeExtension LessonOral Language

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