Teaching Paragraphs

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The Best Story - one of the first books read each year in Writer's Workshop.  It's great for teaching where writer's get their ideas.  In the end, the main character learns that the best story comes from your heart.  After reading it, give each student a paper heart and they fill it with words/pictures of the things/people they love.  I'm interested in looking at this book.

Writer's Workshop Mentor Texts Linky Party

Funky First Grade Fun is having a linky party and this is one I can really get in to! The hard part was narrowing down the list of books I LOVE to use during writer's workshop. So, here a few of my favorites: I use Owl Moon for SO many lessons! It is perfect for teaching about a small moment. It's also great for adding details or describing words. Plus, I use it for Reader's Workshop - especially for visualizing. It's great for including all the senses. The Best Story is one of the first…

Books that Teach About the Writing Process ~ a book list from This Reading Mama
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Books that Teach About the Writing Process

Books that Teach About the Writing Process ~ a book list from This Reading Mama

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topic sentence anchor chart

This is a whole group lesson, so all of my students are seated on the carpet in front of me. It is our writing block, and I will be introducing a new idea. I will teach this less

Topic sentence and closing sentence anchor chart!
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Topic sentence and closing sentence anchor chart!

Writing-closing sentence anchor chart- first grade
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Writing-closing sentence anchor chart- first grade

Model of how to use notebook paper properly. perfect for teaching young children how to write on this paper

Teaching With Love and Laughter

A kindergarten, first grade, and second grade teaching blog. I focus on writing, grammar, reading, and social studies.

Roll, Write, revise- for Center time! sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice! Great idea! by darla

Roll, Write, revise- for Center time! sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice! Great idea!

Roll, Write, revise- for Center time! sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice! Great idea! by Jany81 on Indulgy.com

Scrambled Paragraph Writing Activity
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Scrambled Paragraph Writing Activity

Ready-to-use printables! Just copy and go! This NO PREP activity packet contains an 8-sentence scrambled paragraph that can be put together only one way. Students use transitions and inferential clues to assemble this organized, logical paragraph. The easy-to-use paragraph structure includes:

Paragraph Hamburger | Reading Rockets
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Paragraph Hamburger | Classroom Strategy | Reading Rockets

The "paragraph hamburger" is a writing organizer that visually outlines the key components of a paragraph. Topic sentence, detail sentences, and a closing sentence are the main elements of a good paragraph, and each one forms a different "piece" of the hamburger.

Great tool for students learning how to write a paragraph
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Stoplight Paragraphs

Great tool for students learning how to write a paragraph

tornadoes- using non fiction text features
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Mentor Texts To Use For Modeled Writing

My top 10 favorite mentor texts to use when modeling writing for kids! A helpful book list for teaching kids to write.

Teaching With a Mountain View: Writing
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Matching Topic Sentence to Paragraphs - I will need to modify this for high school students, but the concept is great!
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Matching Topic Sentence to Paragraphs

Matching game with nine paragraphs missing the topic sentence (in the shape of fish). Cut the tails off the fish (topic sentence) after printing and laminate pieces. This is good for independent practice or give each student a piece to find who has their paragraph or sentence. After students have...

This is a hands-on matching game! Match the Monster (paragraph) to the Mustache (topic sentence)! Students have so much fun putting the mustaches on the monsters. Great for review or practice! This product comes as a .pdf file. Just print and cut and you'

Monsters and Mustaches Topic Sentence Matching

This is a hands-on matching game! Match the Monster (paragraph) to the Mustache (topic sentence)! Students have so much fun putting the mustaches on the monsters. Great for review or practice! This product comes as a .pdf file. Just print and cut and you'