Writing Lesson: Expanding Sentences
Expanding Sentences Anchor Chart- The author models how to revise a piece of writing by looking for sentences to expand. Revise vague sentences by adding an adjective or telling WHEN, WHERE, HOW or WHY something happened. Freebie included!
Friday Letters - The Mountain Teacher
A New Way To Connect With Students Friday letters are mine and my students FAVORITE part of the week. Whenever students start telling me a…
Biography Report Informational Writing - Black History Month Biography Project
“My very favorite resource to use when teaching biographies! My classes had so much fun putting everything together, they didn't even realize how much they were learning. Parents were very impressed at Open House as well!”
Five Paragraph Essays – Tips for Teaching and Grading
When I look back to my first experience teaching five paragraph essays to fifth graders, I can remember how terribly unprepared I felt. I knew that the five paragraph essay format was what my students needed
Reading Workshop Anchor Charts
Are you getting ready to launch reader's workshop in your upper elementary classroom? These mini anchor charts will help your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students learn important routines that take place during reader's workshop.
A Collection of Printable Teaching Resources. English, writing resources for schools including posters and worksheets
Printable teaching resources to help create an inviting and colourful classroom environment. Includes posters about Advent, Christmas Traditions, The Christmas Alphabet, The Nativity Story and more.
Writing Workshop Anchor Charts
Are you getting ready to launch writer's workshop in your classroom? These anchor charts will be your lifesaver! They will help any upper elementary teacher teach their students all the writing routines that are a part of writer's workshop!
R.A.F.T. Writing Prompt
Students respond to a text (story, article, etc.) and write from a creative point of view in R.A.F.T. Writing. Attached is a prompt for students to think of ideas for their R.A.F.T. prompt (Role, Audience, Format, Topic). For example, as a samurai (Role), write a resume (Format) to send to a daimy...