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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Sentence Variety

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 3, 2020 7:48:27 AM

I loved putting together the March lessons, and I can't wait to share them with you! This month’s lessons are all about the power of our words. In any genre …

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Topics:EW Lesson of the MonthElaborative DetailMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesVocabularyDescriptionsSentence Variety

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 24, 2020 5:58:29 PM

Burrr... It sure has been cold up here in the Texas Panhandle! Perfect timing to share our abominable snowman writing descriptive segments. We had a lot of fun writing about …

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Topics:Elaborative DetailDecember 2019GrammarJanuary 2020Word ReferentsFebruary 2020Student Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesVocabularySentence Variety

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 26, 2020 11:00:07 PM

I'm always looking for meaningful bell work that can pack a big teaching point in 5 minutes or less! Last week, my sixth graders were reviewing types of sentences and …

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Topics:GrammarWord ReferentsStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 6Grammar and mechanicsSentence VarietyMiddle Grade

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 16, 2020 11:21:28 PM

We love Brave Irene and EW book cover lessons at our school! Want to join in with us on this lesson? Click the book cover templates below to download and …

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Topics:Narrative WritingFrameworks/Story PlanStory ElementsJanuary 2020Grade 2Literature ConnectionVocabularySentence VarietyAuthor's Purpose

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 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 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 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 Aug 1, 2019 12:13:13 AM

I thought you would all like to have this idea to start the year off! I created this template for my students to use throughout the year to practice writing …

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Topics:July 2019Student Writing SamplesGrades 2-5Grammar and mechanicswriting across the curriculumSentence VarietyMiddle GradeExtension LessonTemplate

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