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Enjoy these complimentary "Just For Fun Lessons" - also found in our digital HUB guides. .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more lessons like …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades 6-8Grades 2-5Grades K-1

Response To Text Indexes All In One Guide Indexes Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8 Standard …

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Topics:RTT Indexes

The standards alignment charts below list the Empowering Writers lessons by section and the standard. Select the grade level and genre to download the standards alignment charts. Kindergarten Getting Ready …

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Topics:Arkansas

Have fun with this summer writing activity for students of all ages! Download the slides to print or modify to meet your needs. From all of us at Empowering Writers, …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades 6-8Grades 2-5Grades K-1

Share a favorite EOY read aloud to get students thinking about all that has happened this year! Then, have some fun as you create a book about those memories. …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

We all know how much our students LOVE food! This month, create a classroom cookbook with all of your students’ favorite meals using the skills they have learned with Empowering …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Wrap up this school year with a deep dive through character analysis in books told from different perspectives. Put your Empowering Writers skills to good use as you compare characters …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5

This month, have a little fun with pirates! In the lesson this month, students will recognize that description is specific rather than general when they take part in the modeling …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades 2-5Grades K-1

Many of us are in crunch time trying to get our students to remember ALL THE THINGS! This is a quick and easy way to highlight key skills throughout your …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Creating Coherence Between Sentences & Paragraphs. Coherence is the glue that holds ideas in place within paragraphs. .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Enjoy this response-to-text activity that you can do with your class for the rest of the year! .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Enjoy this response-to-text activity that you can do with your class for the rest of the year! .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Enjoy this response-to-text activity that you can do with your class for the rest of the year! .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

In this lesson, students will name the theme of a book or passage the class has read and cite evidence in the story that points to that theme. .......................................................................................... Don't …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5

The foundation of narrative writing and literary analysis starts with identifying story critical elements. This lesson can be done with any book you are using in your classroom! .......................................................................................... Don't …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Bring narrative and informational skills to life with this great read aloud! .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more lessons like these. Downloads Feb …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

We've created a new look to our developmental continuums for K-1 writers in both the narrative and informational genres. These can be used to evaluate where students are in their …

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Topics:RubricsK-1 Writing

This month, as you integrate reading and writing you will see that the writing process, comprehension, and vocabulary are taught authentically all together. .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades 2-5Grades K-1

This month, enjoy hearing about your students’ winter break all while practicing these great sentence strategies. .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more lessons …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5

Are your students still struggling with the difference between plural nouns and possessive nouns? .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to see more lessons like these …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Enjoy the suggested selections, and as always, if you have a suggestion for us, please feel free to contact us! Downloads …

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Topics:Literature Connection

Give students opportunities to practice important comprehension skills with this cute story all about fall! Through retelling, students learn key vocabulary and literary elements related to the genre. .......................................................................................... Don't …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

In this lesson, students practice identifying literary elements within text and answering literary analysis questions orally or in writing. Students will work through the short constructed response steps to frame …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5

This month, give students opportunities to practice their inferencing skills by looking for text evidence to support their predictions. .......................................................................................... Don't have the HUB, sign up for a trial to …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

In the research section of your Empowering Writers Informational Guide, you will find lessons on how to take notes and turn them into responses. This month’s lesson shows you how …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5

This month, get out those cameras and teach your students to notice and write specific details! This is a foundation lesson that is perfect for this time of year. Take …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

Enjoy this lesson that focuses on specific details while keeping students engaged with one of their most favorite topics- ANIMALS! pLUS, THIS LESSON IS PERFECT FOR YOU TO CONNECT TO …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Whether you teach kindergarten or 8th grade, kicking off the school year in the literacy launch sets a solid foundation for every text experience throughout the year. From all of …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Whether you teach kindergarten or 8th grade, kicking off the school year in the literacy launch sets a solid foundation for every text experience throughout the year. From all of …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Whether you teach kindergarten or 8th grade, kicking off the school year in the literacy launch sets a solid foundation for every text experience throughout the year. From all of …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1