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Empowering Writers takes a unique approach to live event writing instruction, emphasizing the connection between good writing skills and literacy achievement.

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by Empowering Writers is a powerful tool for teachers and curriculum leaders – an interactive 360-degree online resource that combines professional development, digital teaching tools, how-to demonstration videos and direct to student content.  Take me there!

July 2019

Sentence Variety/Types of Sentences

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 simple, compound, and complex [...]

NEW ELAR TEKS- Building Oral Language

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 that  I had an [...]

Feelings- Show Not Tell

Empowering Writers' guides are meant to be used with any topic or unit that you are teaching about. The lessons can be taught with books that you already use in your classroom. At the beginning of [...]

Building Schema

What a busy last few weeks I have had with my family. I worked most of June, and was really looking forward to a little family time on our summer vacation! Last week, my husband and I took our [...]

Teaching Point of View

There are lots of fun mentor text out there for teaching point of view, but here is a lesson I did in my class, as an independent practice, after teaching the skill through those great read aloud [...]

A Little Red, White, & Blue

"Children in the United States of America have been reciting the Pledge of Allegiance since 1892 - and for about that long, they’ve found its big words confusing. Now, beloved children’s book [...]