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When I Flip,YOU Flip,WE flip...

 As writers, I want my students to be able to showcase skills that they learn in my class in each piece of writing they do. A good writer shouldn't have only one go to tool that they use in their [...]

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Moving Sale! Empowering Writers is moving to a new warehouse and we need to clear off our shelves by the end of this week, so order fast! 

Types of Conjunctions Practice

My students need lots of practice when it comes to combining sentences using conjunctions. Not only do they need to be able to identify a compound and complex sentence, but they also need to be [...]

Brave Irene Student Samples- You Want This Lesson!

     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 [...]

Narrative Writing - Descriptive Segment: A Bad Case of Stripes

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 [...]

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 [...]

I Want Candy: A Descriptive Segment Lesson Your Students Will Love

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 at the top of students' favorite subject. I'm pretty sure it [...]

Side By Side Book Covers

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 when school begins and [...]

It's A Writing Party!

Last week, our Elementary celebrated all of the success we have had in writing across grade levels K-4 this year. ELAR teachers came together to share student samples, stories, special moments, [...]

Before and After Samples

It is that time of year when I begin to reflect on how far my students have come, and what I still need to get done before school is out! As I was looking through some of my beginning and mid year [...]