Show-Me Sentences: How to Teach Descriptive Writing
WRITING ACTIVITY~ This post provides easy-to-implement ideas to help students flesh out their writing using specific words and details. Worth a read!
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Tales of a Fifth Grade Teacher: "Best First Week Ever" What one 5th grade teaching is planning for the first week of school
Tips for Developing Students’ Note-taking Skills
Teaching note-taking---love the bulleted list of strategies. I tend to just give some kind of an organizer, but these give me other ideas for helping kids to take good notes. Higher education teaching strategies from Magna Publications
Creativity takes no excuses. From the blog creativesomething.net
A Philosophy for Assessing Writing: Aim for Improvement, not Perfection
This blog from Bespoke ELA discusses my philosophy for assessing writing in Secondary English Language Arts. It includes a FREE DOWNLOAD PRODUCT of Positive Comments for essay feedback.
It's Plantin' Time
Life Cycle of Plants: includes mini-labs, reading strategies, informational writing, graphic organizers, observation journals, diagrams, plant vocabulary cards, anchor charts and culminating foldable project book perfect for assessment. $