8 Smart Strategies for Teaching Writing for elementary teachers

8 Smart Strategies for Teaching Writing

One of my all-time favorite writing topics focuses on writing showing sentences instead of telling sentences. The anchor chart below highlights the difference between a showing sentence and a telling

Show, Don't Tell: A FREE Writing Lesson (Upper Elementary Snapshots)

Want to take a peek at how others teachers teach writing? This post details exactly how one teacher teaches writing in 5th grade using a writing workshop model.

How I Teach Writing in 5th Grade

Want to take a peek at how others teachers teach writing? This post details exactly how one teacher teaches writing in grade using a writing workshop model.

FREE writing printables to use in interactive writing notebooks or in writing toolkits.

Writing Toolkits (Free Writing Resources for Upper Elementary

Types of Writing and Writing Process charts!

Writing Process Charts and Checklists

Teach Your Child to Read - Types of Writing and Writing Process charts! - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

using color coding to help students organize their writing, perfect for teaching 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders

Get Students Excited about Opinion Writing with these 4 Ideas

Funny Picture Writing Prompts can be a LOT of fun in your 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classroom or homeschool! Click through to see where to find a HUGE collection of funny picture prompts that you can use with your students at ANY time. You'll also find grading tips and more!

Funny Picture Writing Prompts

Funny Picture Writing Prompts can be a LOT of fun in your and grade classroom or homeschool! Click through to see where to find a HUGE collection of funny picture prompts that you can use with your students at ANY time.

Practice or review activity for the punctuation aspects of embedding quotations and dialogue. Junior high and high school writing game to differentiate learning. #ELAgames #embeddingquotations #highschoolenglish

Embedding Quotations and Formatting Dialogue Punctuation Game

Practice or review activity for the punctuation aspects of embedding quotations and dialogue. Junior high and high school writing game to differentiate learning. #ELAgames #embeddingquotations #highschoolenglish

Creative lesson plan ideas for teaching persuasive language and writing.

essay rubric middle school This rubric delineates specific expectations about an essay assignment to students and provides a means of assessing completed student essays.

Before beginning your class's research project, teach your students the research vocabulary terms they will need to do it! This vocabulary activity introduces important research concepts like sources, citations, bibliography/works cited, and MLA format. It's perfect for beginning researchers!

Middle School Research Vocabulary and Quiz

Before beginning your class's research project, teach your students the research vocabulary terms they will need to do it! This vocabulary activity introduces important research concepts like sources, citations, bibliography/works cited, and MLA format. It's perfect for beginning researchers!

The Growing Room Ideas for teaching children writing creative story vocabulary spelling sentence paragraph words fun games

Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why

an 8 x 11 sized "poster" created to help my second grade students to remember to write better sentences. It helps them to remember to include details in their sentences and try to paint a picture with words, including verbs, adjectives, nouns, etc.

If you teach writing in elementary school, you need these ten tips!

10 Things you should know about teaching writing

Teaching writing to struggling students? Here are 14 easy-to-implement best-practices for middle and high school teachers.

14 Ways to Support Struggling Writers: Build Confidence and Increase Success

Teaching writing to struggling students? Here are 14 easy-to-implement best-practices for middle and high school teachers.Tap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

Teaching Writing Idea and Plans Week 1 Neat idea to help students determine what parts of a sentence are missing to develop complete sentences. Could also be used for idea development.

Teaching Writing Idea and Plans Week 1 Neat idea to help students determine what parts of a sentence are missing to develop complete sentences. Could also be used for idea development. Color code align with Project GLAD and add POS names.

Essay Writing Help: Formula for Concluding Paragraphs • Strengthen middle school and high school essay writing

Essay Writing Help: Concluding Paragraphs – Laura Randazzo – Solutions for the Secondary Classroom

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