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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

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 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 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 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 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 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 Sep 22, 2019 8:14:32 PM

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! Check out some …

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Topics:September 2019DetailsStudent Writing SamplesNarrativeGrades K-1VocabularyModelChartingArt ConnectionStory Pattern

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