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Fall

Fall K-1 Unit: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves

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 [...]

The Nutty Squirrel: A Narrative Genre Analysis Unit

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 [...]

Informational Sentences

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 [...]

Adding a Non Fiction Piece to Your Narrative Lessons

For me, Empowering Writers has made it so easy to teach all genres all the time in my classroom. Incorporating all genres into your lessons truly shows the depth of knowledge that students have [...]

Beginning, Middle, End: Starting Foundational Skills in Kindergarten

Our kindergarten class used the simplified narrative diamond to draw the beginning, middle, and end for the book Pumpkin Town.