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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / Student Writing Samples

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 Mar 12, 2020 11:35:37 PM

Creating writers who stand out by their unique writing choices is important. A writer's tone, choice of words, subject matter, and sentence structure all play a part in creating an …

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Topics:Elaborative DetailMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesQuick WritesWriting InstructionVocabularyvoicesentence structuretone

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 9, 2020 11:04:32 PM

Our first graders were busy as can be working on their Texas history this last month. Look at these cute samples! During the week, the students were working on sound …

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Topics:Elaborative DetailMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesLiterature ConnectionGrades K-1VocabularyFeelings

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 6, 2020 7:08:54 AM

As the year winds down, many of you are now in preparation for your state testing. Benchmarks are finished and now we are deciding where we go from here? What …

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Topics:Informational/Expository WritingIntroductionsMarch 2020Student Writing SamplesExpositoryTopicAssessmentBenchmarksMain Idea

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 27, 2020 10:42:23 PM

How are your students in analytical writing? How about reading a story and actually understanding the author's purpose and story elements? I couldn't help but share these second grade Brave …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesStory ElementsText AnalysisJanuary 2020Student Writing SamplesGrade 2VocabularyAuthor's Purpose

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

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