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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 6, 2019 1:30:44 AM

This last week, I was able to spend a class period in Mrs. Johnson's 7th grade ELA class. She had been working on the October lesson of the month, writing …

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Topics:October 2019November 2019Narrative WritingSuspenseVocabularyMiddle GradeChartingTransitionMagic of ThreeSenses

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 19, 2019 11:10:46 AM

, ch I have had a blast in 2nd grade this week with the book A Bad Case of Stripes! Day One: We read the book and then students helped …

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Topics:Everyday WritingKylene's FavoritesOctober 2019Narrative WritingElaborative DetailStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2Sentence StartersDescriptive SegmentMedia ConnectionArt Connection

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 14, 2019 10:23:58 PM

Don't miss out on this fall unit that is perfect to use in your grade 3-8 classrooms. The Nutty Squirrel unit focuses on students analyzing the narrative genre of writing …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesFallOctober 2019November 2019Story ElementsStudent Writing LessonsGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Narrative – Literary Analysis TasksGrades 6-8AnnotateExtension TaskSummarizing

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 12, 2019 10:25:50 AM

This week, I got to spend a couple of days in Mrs. Elliott's fourth-grade reading class working on story elements. The new Narrative Grade Level guides from EW are amazing!! …

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Topics:Everyday WritingOctober 2019Narrative WritingStory ElementsText AnalysisStudent Writing LessonsGrade 4Narrative – Literary Analysis TasksSentence StartersGenreResponse to TextEvidence

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 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 Oct 10, 2019 10:36:55 AM

This is a fun and engaging lesson using monster books you probably already have in your classroom! I got to spend some time in kindergarten teaching this lesson, and the …

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Topics:Back to SchoolOctober 2019Student Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1Art Connection

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 3, 2019 8:01:31 PM

I am SO excited to share the October Lessons of the Month with you! These will be some of my favorites I am sure of! Click on the books below …

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Topics:October 2019Student Writing LessonsLiterature ConnectionGrades 6-8Grades 2-5Grades K-1

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