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Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why

This is an 8 1/2 x 11 sized "poster" that I created to help my second grade students to remember to write better sentences. It helps them to remember to include details in their sentences and try to paint a picture with words, including verbs, adjectives, nouns, etcetera.

Adjective "Shades of Meaning" Sun shaped anchor chart created with paint chips.

Shades of Spring!

Adjective "Shades of Meaning" Sun shaped anchor chart created with paint chips.

Adjective "Shades of Meaning" Sun shaped anchor chart created with paint chips.

Shades of Spring!

Adjective "Shades of Meaning" Sun shaped anchor chart created with paint chips.

The Brown-Bag Teacher: Narrative Writing: Launching Writer's Workshop

Narrative Writing: Launching Writer's Workshop - The Brown Bag Teacher

Zoom into small moments to launch your Narrative Writing unit is a hands-on and fun way! Read these tips and ideas for getting littles writing narratives!

Adjective worksheet for kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Students write 2 words to describe each picture.

Grammar Worksheet Packet - Nouns, Adjectives and Verbs Worksheets

Adjective worksheet for kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Students write 2 words to describe each picture.

February NO PREP Packet (1st Grade)

This NO PREP Packet for February / Valentine's Day has a lot of FUN and engaging activities that meet Grade Level Standards! There is NO PREP, no need to laminating or use costly colored ink! These activities are perfect for morning work, literacy, math and writing centers, homework folders, early...

verb activity to go with Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes

Angry Verbs & A GIVEAWAY!!! :)

It's the weekend AND the first official day of my fall break! Can you I tell you again how happy I am with our new calendar?!?! It breaks the whole year up & delivers a break when we all really need it. However, yesterday at school, everyone was talking about their beach . . . mountain . . . enter fun place here . . . plans & I am cleaning. Yep, it's time to really clean this house! After a $100 trip to Wal Mart for necessities and new cleaning supplies, I'm ready to get down with the…

Nouns Worksheets

This pack contains 18 worksheets with nouns and 3 posters.Included:*poster: What is a Noun?*poster: Common Nouns and Proper Nouns* poster: Singular and Plural Nounsworksheets:*Nouns or not Nouns?*Persons, Places, or Things?*Roll and Color*Highlight the Nouns*Find the Nouns (2 pages)*Common Nouns or ...

Pete the Cat Craft Templates.pdf

Pete the Cat Craft Templates.pdf

Smitten with First: Adverbs and Teacher Appreciation Sale!

Adverbs and Teacher Appreciation Sale! - Smitten with First

Lolly, Lolly, Lolly get your adverbs here…. I caNOT get that song out of my head! Raise your hand if you STILL love School House Rock! It’s good stuff! Last week we worked on adverbs. They can be so tricky for little ones. Are they adjectives, or adverbs, or do they describe a noun, maybe …

Action heroes for action verbs. (Could create a superhero self portrait that uses an action verb that describes them in some way.)

Remodeling Noun Town!

As I mentioned in my previous post, my class made a Noun Town for one of my observations this year. Our town turned out great...especially once we created proper nouns for all of our common nouns. Since we were down with Nouns, I hated to trash our town so I hung on to it and I am so glad I did! We moved on to verbs after nouns and we began a little remodel on our town. First we watched this School House Rock video on Verbs...which they LOVED! Next, we went to Noun Town and did a little…

21 No David Activities and Quick Freebies

No David by David Shannon is a classic book to read in kindergarten (and first grade honestly). Here are free No David activities, videos and book ideas listed all in one place so you don't have to go digging to look for them. I'll include more ideas for other No David books too. Be sure to click on the name of each No David freebie to see where it came from and to download it. Freebies for No David You might just need a set of No David masks to complete a project or bulletin board but this…

Mastering Grammar and Language Arts!

Teaching grammar and language art skills can be a challenge for anyone. How do you hit all of the skills...effectively? How do you know your students are

Expanding sentences... also, each sentence becomes more detailed because of a key question... who?  what?  how?  where? ... can tie in with instruction on questioning.

Expanding sentences... also, each sentence becomes more detailed because of a key question... who? what? how? where? ... can tie in with instruction on questioning.