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This is part of the free editing set from First Grade Wow. For kindergarten, I use it to show what they can do (smiley face in the check box) and what their newest personal challenge is (I highlight the check box). They keep it in their writing folders. Writing Strategies, Editing Writing, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Rubrics, Kindergarten Writing Rubric, First Grade Writing Prompts, Writing Process

How's My Writing?

Hello Everyone! I love helping first graders express themselves through writing. For me, the first semester of first grade is all about creating a safe environment for them to feel comfortable putting their thoughts down on paper. We work on all the different ways to incorporate written expression into our day. I just love when one of my little would rather write than do anything else! Well we are now all about making our great writing even better...That means editing. I don't know about…

Show not tell.This useful chart can be used to show students the difference between showing details in their writing and telling about something. It lists examp. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Skills, Writing Tips, Writing Humor, Grammar Lessons, Writing Process

Tiffany Goliday

Browse over 30 educational resources created by Tiffany Goliday in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Opinion Writing - organizer for beginning lesson on opinion/persuasive writing Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Writing Activities, Opinion Writing, Persuasive Writing, Paragraph Writing, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language

Opinion Organizer FREEBIES! FREEBIESSSSSSSSS!

My Opinion Graphic Organizers! I was asked to upload my older version, too. So-in this freebie packet... I have the newer version with frilly borders. I have the "older version" with simple borders. I have included a new graphic organizer for young opinion writers-with 2 reasons. It also hel...

Books for Kids Funny chapter books for kids (that will get them reading!)Funny chapter books for kids (that will get them reading! 2nd Grade Reading, Kids Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Books, Reading Lists, Star Reading, Reading Club, Reading Games, Student Reading

Funny Chapter Books for Kids (That They'll Love)

So many kids, reluctant readers included, become enthusiastic when they read funny books. Who doesn't love to laugh and giggle through a story, right? And

Top 25 Chapter Book Series for Grade Top 25 chapter book series for first grade, grade, and grade. These are great series for summer reading to get kids excited about reading for reading clubs. Top 25 Chapter Book Series for Grade Budget Planer, 3rd Grade Reading, Readers Workshop, Teaching Reading, Reading Lists, Teaching Ideas, Reading Help, Reading Time, Children's Literature

Top 25 Chapter Books for Kids Series (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Grade)

BEST Chapter Book for Kids Series to get kids excited about reading! So many GREAT book recommendations for 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.

Spelling Dictionary for Kids Love these free printable spelling dictionaries! They come in six different versions, too!Love these free printable spelling dictionaries! They come in six different versions, too! Spelling Dictionary, Dictionary For Kids, Spelling Words, 1st Grade Spelling, Dictionary Free, Personal Dictionary, Spelling For Kids, Spelling Ideas, Spelling Bee

Printable Spelling Dictionary for Kids - The Measured Mom

Grab these free spelling dictionaries for kids in first, second, and third grade! I love how they come in different versions depending on the needs of your learners. They're great to support children's writing and their learning of sight words. #spelling

Teaching Writing Idea and Plans. What makes a sentence?You can find Sentence writing and more on our website.Teaching Writing Idea and Plans. What makes a sentence? Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Ideas, Writing Services, How To Teach Writing, Writing Games For Kids

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

Who and What. Students will get a strip of blank paper (or two or three if they are quick workers) and they will go back to their tables and write a Who What sentence.

This is a graphic organizer. The purpose is to aid in new vocabulary. This can be used as a pre-teaching vocabulary tool. Students will enjoy learning new words. Vocabulary Strategies, Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Language Arts, Vocabulary Activities, Classroom Language, Vocabulary Words, Teaching Reading, Speech And Language

Vocabulary Activities for Grades 1-2

This item includes several resources for teachers in grades 1-2 to introduce, reinforce, and develop vocabulary in meaningful and playful ways. The activities will work in whole-group or small-group settings. In this set of materials, you'll find:• 9 Vocabulary Strategy Posters• 17 Word Webs, Concep...

FREE Elementary poetry collection (poems to use throughout the year) I can see possiblities of this in music class and adding rhythm instruments. Kindergarten Poetry, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Lessons, Music Classroom, Teaching Music

Elementary Poetry Collection

Here is a collection of poems and activities that I put together to use throughout the year with my students. None of the poems are original- but they sure are fun to learn! There are poems related to each month, season, and holiday throughout the school year. **Revised March 2013** All of the au...

This graphic organizer can be used after a lesson on characterization, setting, and plot. Students can come up with their own story elements by using this organizer. Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Reading Activities, Reading Comprehension, Library Skills, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Worksheets, Writing Skills, Guided Reading

Redirecting

Well.. somehow I did it... I survived my second week of school! I know they say the second week is easier than the first, but I am JUST as tired... I wanted to share what we've been up to this week and I think Five for Friday (even though it's Sat) is a perfect way too! 1. Ending Punctuation This week we are diving head first into our curriculum and first up was sentences! After a brief review of what a sentence is (and not!) We started working on the different types of sentences and what…

May The Facts Be With You 2 ~ A New Second Set Of Color By The Code Math Puzzle Printables! My first set was so popular with the children, I was asked to make more! Use the childrens love of Star Wars to continue to practice basic addition and subtra Star Wars Classroom, Math Classroom, Math Addition, Addition And Subtraction, Addition Worksheets, Maths Puzzles, Math Activities, Number Puzzles, Crossword Puzzles

May The Facts Be With You 2 ~ Math Set Of Color By Codes Puzzle Printables

May The Facts Be With You 2 ~ A New Second Set Of Color By The Code Math Puzzle Printables! My first set was so popular with the children, I was asked to make more! Use the children's love of coloring to continue to practice basic addition and subtraction math facts. Aligned with Common Core Stand...

Help your student remember four categories of nouns, person, place, animal, and thing all created in a fun fall and Halloween theme. Two sorts included. Teaching Activities, Teaching Reading, Classroom Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Speech And Language

Noun Sort- Fall and Halloween

Help your student remember four categories of nouns, person, place, animal, and thing all created in a fun fall and Halloween theme. Two sorts included. Please provide feedback and follow me if you like this product!

Back to School Identifying Nouns and Verbs Students color all nouns red and all verbs yellow to identify the path to the school bus. Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teaching English, All Verbs, Nouns And Verbs, Beginning Of School, Back To School, Grammar Activities

Back to School Identifying Nouns and Verbs Activity

Help the students catch the school bus on time! Identify whether each word is a noun or a verb. Then color all verbs yellow and all nouns red to reveal the path to the bus! Use on the first day of school for fun and to check what students know. Or use at any time of the year for good practice. Per...

Lesson idea and graphic organizer for describing the setting. Students are able to visually represent what they mean with this graphic organizer. Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Writing Activities, Reading Worksheets, Language Activities, Writing Skills, Teaching Ideas, First Grade Writing

The Relatives Came ~ Lesson Ideas { A Must Read Mentor Text}

Hey there! How are you? We are crazy busy getting ready for our first week of school. We have meet the teacher day tomorrow and then...