Writing Genres

Collection by Debbie Ramsey

Debbie Ramsey
Non-fiction writing checklist.this would help Prep, Grade One students to write a non-fiction paper that includes text features! Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Resources, Library Activities, Teaching Career, Educational Activities, Informational Writing, Expository Writing
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With inspiration from an amazing kinder teacher at our school, I revamped our writing checklist, combining my old one with her new-to-me one...and here is the result: (I have them ready to print on quarter sheets of paper so students can use them to check their writing themselves.) I also made this to put on students' new writing folders as a nice reminder to KEEP working! :) Let me know what you think! xoxo a

for the poetry center. :) and I'd definitely like a poetry center this year! Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Elementary Teaching, Language Activities, Essay Writing, Teaching Ideas, Literacy Work Stations

A classroom from Baton Rouge, LA

A huge thank-you to Morgan Simoneoux, a first-grade teacher from Baton Rouge, LA, for sending in these photos of her classroom. I love how colorful all of this is! A truly warm, welcoming environme…

The new core is heavy on writing. So this is a little non-fiction summary organizer I put together for my kiddos. I did it on one page and then after using with my firsties I realized some of them can't write all that small so I re-made it for a 2 pager t 2nd Grade Writing, 4th Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Close Reading, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Writing Lab, Report Writing

4 things 2 are freebies!

I just spent the last 2 hours trying to find a really great idea I saw a few days ago on someone's blog. It is so frustrating not being able to find something. I've got to get my blog ideas more organized! 1. Anywho, while looking through countless blogs for the past few hours I read about the Pinterest permission thingy. You can learn all about it out here on Laura's blog. You need to read the fine print. Basically, you need permission to pin things from my blog. So I'm giving you…

Show not tell descriptive writing idea for writing workshop. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Writing Ideas, Teaching Tools, Descriptive Writing Activities, Teaching Empathy
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Miss Radka's Rhapsody

Welcome to our clerisy! This is just a hint of my Texas 4th grade Extravaganza!

Read "I Wanna New Room" by Karen Kaufman Orloff available from Rakuten Kobo. A hilarious companion to I Wanna Iguana. Ever since their baby sister came along, Alex has been forced to share a room w. Writing Mentor Texts, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Ideas, Essay Writing, Mentor Sentences, Informational Writing, Academic Writing
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Life with Mrs. L

Lifelong Laughter and Learning

BoomWriter- A Great Tool for Conducting Engaging Group-Writing Projects with Students Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Creative Writing Prompts, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Writing Ideas, Writing Websites
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Boomwriter is an online writing platform that provides teachers with powerful tools to inspire and engage their students to become better writers.

Persuasive text guide sheet to remind kids about the features of this genre. Laminated copies kept in writing centre along with other genres. Recount Writing, Narrative Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Genres, Teaching Ideas, Thesis Writing, Writing Rubrics, Writing Topics, Writing Workshop
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FREE Collaborative Comparison Poems from Laura Candler's Teaching Resources on TpT - Students work in teams to write poems as extended metaphors or similes - complete directions and a sample poem included Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Writing Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Poetry Unit, Classroom Freebies, Classroom Fun, Writing Resources

Laura Candler

Browse over 330 educational resources created by Laura Candler in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

) Teacher Bits and Bobs: Writing centers up the WAZOO… 1st Grade Writing, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Fairy Tale Activities, Literacy Activities, Literacy Stations, Literacy Centers, Narrative Writing
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Writing Center FREEBIE!! and 100th Day madness!

Happy 100th Day, Friends! (well, 100th day for us, anywayz...) Kerri here... Today was our 100th day of school, YES, the next day AFTER Val...

Graphic organizer for summarizing a biography. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Writing Activities, Library Skills


Hi bloggy friends! I can't believe it's been over a month since I last posted. When I started this blog, I really had intentions of posting more regularly. But I guess I'm not as on top of things as I'd like to be. Besides being swamped at school (like I'm sure all of you are too), I was super sick with pneumonia for awhile and still have bronchitis. Needless to say, I'm so ready for winter break so that I can get some extra rest and spend lots of time with my boys. Anyways, I was so excited…

What is Poetry Anchor chart Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Rubrics, Teaching Literature, Paragraph Writing, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, English Literature
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Children's poetry by Meadowbrook Press. Lots of funny poems, poetry contests and more! Ideas for educators on teaching poetry in fun and interesting ways. Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Help, Writing Ideas, Teaching Kids, Poetry Classes, Poetry Lessons, Poetry Unit

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Children's poetry by Meadowbrook Press. Lots of funny poems, poetry contests and more! Ideas for educators on teaching poetry in fun and interesting ways.

Have you heard of R. It is an awesome way to engage students in creative writing experiences across the content areas. Did I menti. Work On Writing, Writing Words, Cool Writing, Writing Workshop, Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Primary Teaching, Teaching Writing
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Allow your students to develop their creative writing skills with this fun holiday themed book. It is full of cute clip art and creative writing p. Fun Classroom Activities, Classroom Fun, Christmas Activities, Writing Activities, Christmas Ideas, Xmas, Holiday Ideas, Writing Resources, Winter Ideas
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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “December Creative Writing”

by Ashleigh 2nd - 5th Grade Allow your students to develop their creative writing skills with this fun holiday themed book. It is full of ...

Hello My Story Time Bunnies I'm reading "All The World" By: Liz Garton Scanlon and Caldecott Honor Medalist: Marla Frazee With show and tell and song. Marla Frazee, Great Books, My Books, Story Books, Mentor Texts, Children's Literature, Book Activities, Preschool Books, Geography Activities
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