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ELA & Math Word Wall Cards

Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

This sheet is designed to help students choose new and improved words instead of overused words when writing and strengthening sentences. It is a handy tool to keep in your students' writing folders or make into a classroom poster. Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, Teaching Themes, Vocabulary Activities, Math Lessons, Work On Writing, Writing Workshop

Overused Words Reference Tool

This sheet is designed to help students choose new and improved words instead of overused words when writing and strengthening sentences. It is a useful tool to keep in your students' writing folders or make into a classroom poster. Thanks for looking! © 2015 Carrie Mayville. Hometown Happy Teach...

Teach Your Child to Read Teaching opinion writing can be a lot of fun in First Grade. Firsties have LOTS of opinions, and they love to share them! Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Work On Writing, Writing Workshop, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas, Essay Writing, Persuasive Writing Prompts, Writing Images, Writing Centers
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Opinion Writing

Teaching opinion writing can be a lot of fun in First Grade. Firsties have LOTS of opinions, and they love to share them! Here are a few ideas that have helped me to teach opinion writing to first graders. Start by teaching students how to write a topic sentence. I have found that having an anchor chart with sentence starters for students to refer to is super helpful. I like to create the chart in front of the students. It might look something like this: Once the chart is completed, hang it…

Books with Adjectives. Some of them are teaching books that explain adjectives and how you use them and others are books that have a good number of adjectives in them. Teaching Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Speech And Language, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Resources, Grammar Games, Grammar Skills, Teaching Time
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Books with Adjectives - This Reading Mama

Books with Adjectives These are some of our favorite books with adjectives. Some of them are teaching books that explain adjectives and how you use them and others are books that have a good number of adjectives in them. My kids enjoy listening to me read them aloud. Afterwards, we sometimes do “adjective hunts”, looking ... Read More about Books with Adjectives

Teach Your Child to Read - Books that Teach About the Writing Process ~ a book list from This Reading Mama - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Kids, Writing Centers, Sequencing Activities, Writing Resources, Kindergarten Writers Workshop, How To Teach Writing
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Books that Teach About the Writing Process

If you teach writing to K-5 learners, this book list has over 15 books to help you teach young writers all about the writing process.

single page letter reversal poster at student's desk 1st Grade Writing, First Grade Reading, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Phonics, Teaching Writing, Phonics Rules, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Alphabet Activities
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Letter Reversal Posters {FREE} - This Reading Mama

Do you have a learner that is reversing those tricky lowercase letters? Then, download and display these Letter Reversal Posters! Letter reversals are common among young writers. Simply put, their inexperience with letters combined with letters that look an awful a lot alike make can make it difficult. Letter reversals can also be common with older ... Read More about Letter Reversal Posters {FREE}

 Too bad I don't teach kids that little. :) Inventive spelling letter for parents! Hand this letter out at the beginning of the year to help parents understand the importance of inventive spelling in primary grades. 1st Grade Writing, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Preschool, Kindergarten Parent Letters, Kindergarten Orientation
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Inventive Spelling Freebie! - Susan Jones

Back-to-school night is tomorrow and I have soooo much to do to get ready! I thought I would share a quick freebie before I finish stressing out getting my ducks in a row for the big night! I don’t know about your BTS night, but ours is solely informational! No kids, no fun, no games, […]

Writing Picture Prompts~ These picture prompts naturally differentiate your writing center. Each page has key vocabulary to support kindergarten, first and second grade writers. These are a perfect addition to your work on writing center! Writing Pictures, Picture Writing Prompts, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, Sentence Writing, Kindergarten Writing Prompts, Writing Worksheets
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Writing Picture Prompts

FREE! Writing Picture Prompts~ These picture prompts naturally differentiate your writing center. Each page has key vocabulary to support kindergarten, first and second grade writers. These are a perfect addition to your work on writing center!

Shared Reading Pocket Chart: The Mitten story extension interactive chart Kindergarten Literacy, Kindergarten Classroom, Winter Activities, Classroom Activities, Book Activities, Preschool Winter, Preschool Christmas, Creative Curriculum, Professor

The Mitten story extension interactive chart and chant. #kindergarten

Writing Ideas This FREE set of story writing templates supports emergent writers by scaffolding the story structure and encouraging detailed descriptions. Great for writing centers or literacy work!The Idea The Idea may refer to: Work On Writing, Sentence Writing, Narrative Writing, Writing Workshop, Writing Ideas, Informational Writing, Kids Writing, Fiction Writing, Writing Lessons
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Story Writing Ideas - Whimsy Workshop Teaching

This FREE set of story writing templates supports emergent writers by scaffolding the story structure and encouraging detailed descriptions. Great for writing centers or literacy work!

books that get kids writing in writers workshop Here are 9 books that get kids writing in writers workshop. These mentor text…Here are 9 books that get kids writing in writers workshop. These mentor text… Kindergarten Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing A Book, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Writing Resources, Kindergarten Writers Workshop
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9 Books that Get Kids Writing in Writers Workshop

Here are 9 books that get kids writing in writers workshop. These mentor text…

Open House-Look How I Have Grown! Students reflect on their growth over the past year by writing and drawing about what they "know, understand, can do and are". This is the perfect spring craft for your classroom. End Of Year Activities, Spring Activities, Writing Activities, Group Activities, 2nd Grade Writing, Kindergarten Writing, Kindergarten Rocks, Literacy, Classroom Crafts

Look How I Have Grown – Spring Craftivity

Look How I Have Grown! Students reflect on their growth over the past year by writing and drawing about what they "know, understand, can do and are". This is the perfect spring craft for your classroom.

Writing Point of View Retellings Creative Writing Point of View Retellings Use children's books to teach point of view and unreliable narrator.Creative Writing Point of View Retellings Use children's books to teach point of view and unreliable narrator. Teaching Literature, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Tips, Teamwork Activities, Writing Prompts, Teaching Ideas, 5th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Reading

The Literary Maven: Creative Writing 101: Point of View Retellings

Creative Writing 101: Point of View Retellings {3/12}. Use children's books to teach point of view and unreliable narrator.

 Star Student of the Week. There are activities for each day of the week and it is all laid out in detail on what to do each day! FREEBIE- Each student writes letter to star student to make a book for them as a keepsake! Beginning Of School, New School Year, Summer School, First Day Of School, New Classroom, Classroom Community, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Organisation, Classroom Management
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Star Student of the Week & Freebie - A Spoonful of Learning

Super Star of the Week! One of my students favorite things during the week is when we get to learn about our Super Star Student of the Week! I decided to call them this because I have a star theme in my classroom. I do many activities during the week with the star student and […]

Fun Graphics, Designs & Templates from GraphicRiver Valentines Day Classroom Activity – Fun Graphics – Ideas of Fun Graphics Holiday Classrooms, Classroom Fun, Fun Classroom Activities, Valentines Day Activities, Valentine Day Crafts, School Holiday Activities, Valentine Stuff, Kindergarten Writing, Writing Activities
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Valentine's Day Classroom Activity

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Are you ready for it? Here is a fun, easy, and FREE Valentine's Day Activity for your classroom. It also makes a great growth mindset activity! I teach in a low-income school. Many of my kiddos don’t hear words of affirmation on a daily basis nor do they come to school with a positive self-worth. Even if they do have an excellent home life, I still don't think there is much self-reflection going on in children's lives. Develop Students' Growth…