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 together into one [...]
This week I got to sit in and watch Mrs. Gross teach the K-1 March lesson. It was so cute, and the students loved it!! Click the links below to watch the modeled lesson!
After reading aloud How To Catch a Leprechaun, the class brainstormed types of traps that they could set to hopefully catch a leprechaun. Next, students wrote a beginning for their story. [...]
We have taught word referents and using powerful vocabulary in our pieces, but as we started looking at some of our 7th-grade benchmark essays we noticed that not always did the vocabulary or [...]
I'm sure most of you will be doing some type of writing this month using a similar topic or theme! Be sure to stretch your students' vocabulary by creating a word-referent chart. This can be done [...]
Last week, our 4th-grade students took their first writing benchmark for the STAAR test. After going through their pieces we decided that we needed to do a quick mini-lesson on prompts! We've [...]
The March lessons are here! Are you wanting to teach EW skills with your favorite read-aloud books? Be sure to download the lesson of the month to use with your students! PS- Adapt them all to [...]