Look at these cute samples from our 2nd Graders!!! Such a fun lesson. If you haven't downloaded the November lesson of the month for grades 2-4, click here!
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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 teacher shared with me how she was connecting [...]
I have shared with many of you in my workshops, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade activity that I do. Here it is, all in one place for you to find! Be sure to share your samples with us!! Love [...]
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 the main event about riding on Disney's [...]
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 lesson can be adapted for any level! I [...]
I have had a blast in 2nd grade this week with the book A Bad Case of Stripes!
Day One: We read the book and then students helped me chart other ideas that you could have a bad case of! We [...]
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 and stretching out the [...]
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 through the passage The [...]
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!! They not only focus on [...]
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 about [...]