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
Informational Writing Prompts And Worksheets
Do you want to teach your students more about informational writing pieces? Read on to find out how I teach informational writing and to grab a freebie! My informational writing prompts and worksheets for kindergarten – 5th grade students will make it so much easier for you. Amp up your writing time with these complete lessons! Kindergarten Informational Writing Prompts… Read More
Monthly Writing Prompts
Use monthly writing prompts to encourage writing in the classroom and watch your students become amazing authors! Monthly writing prompts are fun because they are made specifically for each month and can match the holidays or themes associated with each month. Teaching writing can be challenging for many reasons, like a lack of a curriculum, time, or the imagination to… Read More
6 Verb Centers That Are Perfect For Grammar Instruction
Hey teacher friends! Today I want to share 6 verb centers that are perfect for grammar instruction for first grade and second grade students. These will make great centers for literacy time, word work, or morning practice. Why Centers Are A GaME Changer I love using centers in my classroom because they are so versatile! Students can work on them… Read More