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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Love To Write and Read All Day / writing across the curriculum

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 13, 2019 9:15:37 PM

This was too cute not to share!!! At the end of last week, I visited our first graders to work on story plans focusing on first, next, and last. Their …

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Topics:Social StudiesNovember 2019Frameworks/Story Planwriting across the curriculumGrade 1

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

by Kylene Reed, on Jul 26, 2019 10:35:11 PM

When I first began teaching, I was in a first-grade classroom at a district that was a big advocate for balanced literacy. As an inexperienced first-year teacher, I was fortunate …

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Topics:July 2019Super Writing LessonsExpositoryNarrativeQuick TipsGrades 2-5Vocabularywriting across the curriculumMiddle GradeExtension LessonState StandardsOral LanguageStandards Alignment

by Kylene Reed, on Jun 10, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Each year, I always begin with section one in my EW Expository/Opinion Guide focusing on author's purpose and genre. Here is one of my most favorite lessons that I introduce …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesJune 2019Narrative WritingInformational/Expository WritingStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2K-1 WritingLiterature ConnectionGrade 6writing across the curriculumAuthor's PurposeGenre

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

by Kylene Reed, on Mar 13, 2019 1:05:04 PM

Teaching across genre can appear to be a very daunting task. So can teaching quotations in writing! (insert laughing emoji:)) Here is a quick and simple idea to incorporate them …

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Topics:Everyday WritingMarch 2019Test PrepGrammar and mechanicswriting across the curriculumExtension LessonQuotesPunctuation

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 22, 2019 4:18:47 PM

Oh my gosh! I had a blast today, working in Mrs. Dixon's and Mrs. Reynolds's classrooms. As we began writing our introductions, the students' writing came to life! They are …

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Topics:January 2019Social StudiesIntroductionsStudent Writing SamplesExpository Writingresearchwriting across the curriculumInformative Verbs

by Kylene Reed, on Feb 21, 2019 2:36:47 PM

Cross Content Writing Fun you say??? Writing an Essay??? Yes! My students had a blast learning all about the history of our US Presidents this week. It was so exciting …

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Topics:February 2019Everyday WritingSocial StudiesInformational/Expository Writingresearchwriting across the curriculumEssayArt Connection

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