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Anchor chart inspiration for elementary teachers. Use my Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts for Reading, Math, Grammar, and Writing.
Informational Writing Overview
How do you teach expository writing in your classroom? I wish I could do it throughout the year thematically, as we approach different content. I mean, isn’t that how life works? We can do that occasionally, but in reality, our district gives a writing assessment on a certain date and I need to prepare students for that writing assessment. So we do a whole unit on Expository & Informational Writing. Below is the process that we use when approaching expository or informational writing…
Analyzing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts - Teaching with a Mountain View
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.6 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided. I'm not going to lie. This was a scary standard for me to tackle. It's one of those that you Google, and almost nothing comes up. Sure, pulling out nonfiction resources ... Read more
Student Writing Samples
“Dogs” This is a well organized, solid piece of writing. The introduction introduces the main ideas that are each broad enough to cover a number of interesting details, each of which is distinct from the others. The author uses many specific details and examples, an amazing fact, and an anecdote – all tools for showing...