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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Student Writing Lessons

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 7, 2020 10:18:37 AM

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 this last week! …

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Topics:FallStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesK-1 WritingVocabulary

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 4, 2020 9:44:29 PM

My students need lots of practice when it comes to combining sentences using conjunctions. Not only do they need to be able to identify a compound and complex sentence, but …

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Topics:Everyday WritingKylene's FavoritesGrammarStudent Writing LessonsEditing & RevisingQuick Tipssentence structure

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 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 Nov 4, 2019 11:09:20 PM

I can't believe that it is already November! This school year is flying by. This month, enjoy a few lessons from EW to use in your classroom! The Grade 5-8 …

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Topics:November 2019EW Lesson of the MonthStudent Writing LessonsLiterature ConnectionGrades 2-5Grades K-1Middle Grade

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 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

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