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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Sentence Starters

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 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 Dec 19, 2019 9:04:52 PM

I have had so much fun getting to know my students even more through the lesson The Ultimate Gift! This last week we began working on the lesson. First my …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthDecember 2019Social Emotional LessonStudent Writing SamplesEditing & RevisingLiterature ConnectionSentence VarietySentence StartersProductive QuestionsChartingTheme

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 12, 2019 11:47:08 PM

I have shared with many of you in my workshops, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade activity that I do. Here it is, all in one place for you to find! …

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Topics:November 2019Narrative WritingElaborative DetailWord ReferentsStudent Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionDetail GeneratingSentence StartersMedia ConnectionAssured ExperiencesPoint of View

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 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 Aug 25, 2019 9:58:35 PM

Check out this cute back to school writing sample from your narrative guides! What Feelings Look Like is one of the staple lessons in narrative writing, taught in every grade …

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Topics:August 2019Back to SchoolElaborative DetailStudent Writing SamplesGrades 2-5FeelingsSentence VarietyMiddle GradeSentence Starters

by Kylene Reed, on Jul 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Literal vs. Inferential thinking… Many of our students struggle to move past the literal meaning (What is right there in front of them) to the inferential meaning (What we can …

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Topics:Text AnalysisStudent Writing LessonsNarrative – Literary Analysis TasksAuthenticMiddle GradeSentence StartersResponse to TextInference

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 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

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