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FREE Elementary Reading & Writing Bundle - study guides, graphic organizers, and reading comprehension printables Ends 4/26/19 #readingfreebies #writingfreebies

FREE Elementary Reading & Writing Bundle - study guides, graphic organizers, and reading comprehension printables Ends 4/26/19 #readingfreebies #writingfreebies

Download these three free spelling charts and more to create writing folders for your students!

Do you use writing folders with your students? If you don't, you are going to want to now - here are some ideas and 30 pages of writing folder freebies!!

Has your class had the funeral for said, went, big, and small yet?  This is a great list of better synonyms for those words.

Description Has your class had the funeral for "said, went, big, and small" yet? (among other words) This is a great resource to let the kids keep in their writing folders/journals or desks to refer to when they are writing. They will never again use those wimpy words! Said is Dead! Enjoy!

Welcome 2015 and....Opinion Writing | First Grade Wow | Bloglovin’

Hello Everyone!! Happy New year to all of you! The end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 have been very emotional for me. We started off our winter break visiting my son, Jordan in Indiana. He has m

Step by step strategies for implementing a paragraph of the week program that will get your students writing great paragraphs in no time!  #paragraphoftheweek #paragraphwriting #writing

Paragraph writing is a big challenge for many students. This post includes a step-by-step method to help your students write great paragraphs in no time.

A Fabulous Resource for Writers - 350 Character Traits

Even if you adore your protagonist and loathe your antagonist, it is important to remember that nobody is perfectly good, or perfectly evil. Every character will have positive and negative personality

7 ways to hook your reader on the very first page.

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This is a handy little thing for my kids who both hate to spell things wrong and can't get started.  (Lovely combination, btw, boys.)

This year I plan to do a better job with my writer's notebooks. I am really motivated right now because I just went to a great training on expository writing and writer's notebooks! I can't wait to get this going in my class! Here is how I am setting it up this year: In the front of the writer's notebook will be a table of contents. This is where we will add our strategies and mini-lessons so the students will be able to find them in their notebooks easily. In the back of their notebooks we…