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For reading journal letters Free letter writing outline paper. Great for a friendly letter! Letter Template For Kids, Letter Writing Template, Writing Outline, Work On Writing, Writing Workshop, Writing Paper, Letter Templates, Letter Writing For Kids, Letter Writing Format

Letter Writing Paper (Friendly Letter)

This is a simple outline that you can use with any friendly letter. It includes lines for the five parts of the letter and provides a little extra room for the body (for the more advanced writer). If you download, please leave me some feedback! Thanks :) ...

Classroom Poster: Parts of a Paragraph - Classroom Posters & Charts - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet.Free Classroom Poster: Parts of a Paragraph - Classroom Posters & Charts - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet. English Writing Skills, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Paragraphs, English Homework

Teaching Resources — Innovative Teaching Ideas | Teaching Resources

Hundreds of Innovative Teaching Ideas and digital teaching resources to download instantly. English, STEM, Technologies, Reading, Writing, Critical and Creative thinking. Teaching strategies proven to improve student outcomes.

Teaching Paragraph Writing: Transitions - The Teacher Next Door - Creative Ideas From My Classroom To Yours Teaching Paragraphs, Expository Writing, Paragraph Writing, Teaching Writing, Topic Sentences, Writing Workshop, Blog Writing, Writing Images, Opinion Writing

Teaching Paragraph Writing: Transitions - The Teacher Next Door

This is the last of four in my series on Teaching Paragraph Writing. If you’ve been following along, you know that we’ve discussed Topic Sentences, Star Ideas and Details, and even Conclusions… And now we’re going to do a little more advanced work by adding transitions to our paragraph. These tiny phrases can make […]

Set up your Literacy Centers with this pack. Has everything you need! Kindergarten Literacy, Literacy Activities, Early Literacy, Teaching Resources, Reading Activities, Literacy Stations, Literacy Centers, Student Self Assessment, Balanced Literacy

Literacy Centers Everything You Need to Get Started

Set up your Literacy Centers with this pack. Has everything you need!!

Humorous eerie gloomy or whimsical creating mood in writing is what gives it life Find out four ways to help your students develope this important writing skill plus vide. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, In Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Services, Writing Ideas

Teach Students to Create Mood in Writing

Knowing how to create mood in writing is often something students struggle with. Find four instruction tips to use when teaching mood, plus two videos and links to great pictures to use in your writing lessons.

Dragon's Den Curriculum: The Importance of Setting in Writing.Setting is the skeleton writers use to build and develop the characters and the story! Help your students develop this important skill with these six fun exercises! Writing Traits, Paragraph Writing, Writing Strategies, Narrative Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, In Writing

The Importance of Setting in Writing

If ever there was a time to learn about describing words, it's when writing the setting of a story! It's been said many times that th...

This is good, probably to elementary for secondary English. My assigned teacher has each of her students a binder that they put stuff like this in. I really like this idea. Narrative Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Workshop, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Academic Writing, Writing Resources, Informational Writing, Water Activities

Openings and Closing Statements

Do you need some help with opening and closing statements for writing? I have a list of ideas that will help any student begin their writing or end it with a bang! Opening and closing statements can either make or break the student's final piece of writing. Does their opening statement hook readers? Or does their ending leave the reader hanging? Years ago, I met with a group of teachers to create a list of ideas and examples for opening and closing statements. The list below is what we came…

Teaching Paragraph Writing: Transitions - The Teacher Next Door - Creative Ideas From My Classroom To Yours Más Teaching Paragraphs, Expository Writing, Paragraph Writing, Narrative Writing, Teaching Writing, Topic Sentences, Teaching Resources, Opinion Writing, Writing Journals

Teaching Paragraph Writing: Transitions - The Teacher Next Door

This is the last of four in my series on Teaching Paragraph Writing. If you’ve been following along, you know that we’ve discussed Topic Sentences, Star Ideas and Details, and even Conclusions… And now we’re going to do a little more advanced work by adding transitions to our paragraph. These tiny phrases can make […]

Helpful teaching tips & free task cards to help students vary their sentences. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tips, Writing Skills, Writing Tips, Writing Workshop

Vary Sentence Structure

When students write, they must pay attention to several aspects of writing as they read. One of those aspects is sentence structure. Using a variety of sentence structures adds flow and makes writing more appealing. This blog post includes free task cards to help students remember to use sentence variety. Free Varying Sentence Structure Task Cards The Case for Using Sentence Variety Why should students be concerned about sentence variety? Writing clear and cohesive sentences are not only…

36 Awesome Anchor Charts for Teaching Writing is part of Classroom writing - Steal these for your writing unit! Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Practice, Writing Activities, Writing Skills, Teaching Ideas, Writing Process, Kindergarten Writing

"Digging Deeper" with our Writing

We have a saying in our class, to "Dig Deep" with our writing. "Digging Deep" is where we practice writing more detailed sentences to make us better writers! It helps make what we are writing more exciting! Check out some of our wonderful writers, DIGGING DEEP!

The Literacy Shed. A collection of videos on a variety of writing genres along with suggestions of how to use them with students. Library Lessons, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Prompts, Persuasive Essays, Essay Writing, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Language Arts

The Ghostly Shed

WARNING : This shed contains material which may be unsuitable for some pupils in primary schools. Teachers should watch all films in full before using them at their discretion with their pupils.

how to write dialogue // dialogue writing frame // creative writing // middle school creative writing tasks Cool Writing, Creative Writing, Dialogue Writing, Middle School Writing, Math Equations, Frame, Picture Frame, Narrative Poetry, Frames

how to write dialogue // dialogue writing frame // creative writing // middle school creative writing tasks

Interactive Writer's Notebook: RAPS Text Evidence Writing R-restate the topic sentence A-answer the question P-provide text evidence/detail P-provide text evidence/detail S-sum it up Third Grade Science, Third Grade Reading, Interactive Writing Notebook, Interactive Notebooks, Text Based Evidence, Core Learning, Fun Classroom Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas

Interactive Writer's Notebook: RAPS Text Evidence Writing in All Subjects- Free!

The Common Core Learning Standards place great emphasis on a student's ability to use text-based evidence in written answers. "RAPS" is a teacher-tested method that provides an easy way for students to recall the organization and requirements of a text-based answer. Best yet, it can be used in ALL c...

Upper Elementary - Middle School---- In this detailed, common-core aligned, unit, students will learn about narrative writing and actively participate in the writing process. Students will write personal narratives about an interesting experience 6th Grade Writing, Middle School Writing, Pre Writing, Writing Workshop, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Essay Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Topics

Narrative Writing Unit - Personal Narrative- Google Classroom Distance Learning

Upper Elementary - Middle School---- In this detailed, common-core aligned, 10-day unit, students will learn about narrative writing and actively participate in the writing process. Students will write personal narratives about an interesting experience that taught them a lesson. Through the study of a mentor text, pre-writing activities, draft guidelines, revision mini-lessons and guides, peer conferencing, and editing, students will write a powerful personal narrative.