Restating the Question Lesson - Teaching with a Mountain View
Am I the only one who adds this skill to her plans ASAP for the new school year? As. Soon. As. Possible. It's crucial, and it's one of those skills that kids tend to resist a little bit because they don't understand WHY it's so important. We start with a lesson about how to restate ... Read more
I Create Cynical Collages That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth About Our Modern World
I make collages from newspapers, mixing up one image with another, usually found from the same newspaper examining the craziness of the modern world. All of my images are hand-made, without the use of computers. I find the images in newspapers, magazines given on trains, buses and bins.
Writing Mini Lesson #23- Revising a Narrative Essay
Students are finished with their rough drafts and what do they want to do? Immediately write a final copy. NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! This post will provide ideas for your writer's workshop when teaching your students how to REVISE a narrrative essay. It is also a part of a series of writing mini
Writing Workshop Anchor Charts
Are you getting ready to launch writer's workshop in your classroom? These anchor charts are just what you need to help teach your students some essential writing workshop routines. This product includes 20 anchor charts to help you and your students launch writer's workshop. *This resource also inc...
Writing Groups: Teacher Time & Writing Bin
I'm excited today to tell you about how I teach my minilessons in writing using small group instruction in Writing Groups. If you haven't read my previous posts, check them out here: Writing Groups Overview Independent Writing & Partner Writing Teacher Time This is where the main teaching in writing happens and why I am completely in *love* with Writing Groups! I use Teacher Time in both reading and math, so the format is similar for my students to recognize. Each group is divided into about…