Need some graphic organizers for students K-3rd grade? Grab my free writing graphic organizers to help students get started writing! What’s Included? This freebie contains 12 different graphic organizers! There are three levels of organizers for each type of writing genre. If you teach kindergarten, first grade, second grade, or third grade, there is an organizer for you! So, keep… Read More
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What Is The Difference Between Narrative, Opinion, and Informational Writing?
You may be scratching your head when it comes to all the different kinds of writing types you are responsible for teaching to your students, narrative, opinion, informational… Look no further! Keep reading to clear the air. What is the difference between narrative, opinion, and informational writing? Read this post to get an easy-to-understand explanation & tips! What is the… Read More
What Is The Best Way To Teach Writing?
What is the best way to teach writing? Read this post to find out ways that I teach writing with my students and have great success! Teaching writing can be tough, but over the years I have found that there are a few things that seem to work well with my students. Mentor Texts I use mentor texts in almost… Read More
How to Teach Informational Writing
Struggling with how to teach informational writing? Read this post to get some tips on how to teach informational writing to elementary students in a fun and interactive way. Plus, grab several resources to help amp up your informational writing units! What is Informational Writing? To better understand how to teach informational writing, let’s figure out what it is. Informational… Read More
Third Grade Fictional Narratives Writing Unit
Amp up your writing curriculum with this third grade fictional narratives writing unit. With this 5-week unit for fictional writing, everything is included to make your life easier! Are your third-graders moaning and groaning every time you get to writing time? Not anymore! I created a whole unit on fictional narratives. It includes everything for a 5-week study with tons… Read More
How To Teach Narrative Writing
Maybe you are a new teacher, or a seasoned one that is taking on a new role as a writing instructor, or maybe you just want to shake up your writing time this year…keep reading to learn more about what narrative writing is, tips to teach it, and some great resources to make it easier for you! There are several… Read More