WeAreTeachers Staff on September 12, Anchor charts are a great way to make thinking visible as you record strategies, processes, cues, guidelines and other content during the learning process. Here are 25 of our favorite anchor charts for teaching writing. Why Writers Write First and second graders will draw inspiration from this fun-filled anchor chart about why we write.
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Writing Process Battle Game: This is a game that allows students to practice memorizing the steps of the writing process in a fun way.
This product comes with 4 rubrics 1 teacher and 1 student for both genres and a scoring guide. This product has 4 stations with questions designed to train students how to add details to their writing. This post has lots of pictures of the lists I do with my kids to generate ideas for writing.
We like this one the best! The very first lesson from Fun Size Academic Writing. These are some pictures and explanations, of course of how some of our flip books and kernel essays worked in our classroom.
This is a post that explains how we go from an idea to a published piece. Yes, you CAN use the minute essay for more than Expository!
Each genre has a separate post. This blog post shows one way to help your students add icons AKA: This is a 4th grade version of the Keepers chart that you can use to hold students accountable for the rules they have learned.
This is a document from TEA that explains what skills are tested on the editing and revising section of the test. There are numerous writing samples, both narrative and expository, along with detailed explanations of how my students move from an idea to a published copy.
You can always find this tab on the right-hand side of the page under Categories. There are several pages, so be sure to scroll through to find just what you are looking for. Here is a quick breakdown of some posts you might like: These are SOME of the writing samples we did throughout the year.
This post has been one of my most popular posts, and the picture has been pinned on hundreds of Pinterest boards. There are also several other activities for other subjects and school in general.
You can click here to see for yourself! Fun Size Academic Writing: Resources from Gretchen Bernabei: Text Structures for Writing: Use these text structures to help your students write with meaning and with a purpose!
These are pages that you can print and use with your students as they are writing. Wondering how to get students to write better with more details?
Check out the icons listed here. Grade 4 Remediation Packet: This is a link to her blog post where you can download the file. We love this resource, too!! Think using text structures is too hard for your students?
ALL of my students have been successful with using them…. For more information about an amazing writing teacher and presenter, go to www. Subscribe to Blog via Email Join 1, other subscribers.Chart Sense for Writing is the companion to the best-selling Chart Sense: Common Sense Charts to Teach Informational Text and Literature.
This resource is for elementary and middle school teachers who are ready to create meaningful, standards-based charts with their students. *** ALL UPDATES ARE COMPLETED! *** This STEP-BY-STEP INTERACTIVE WRITING NOTEBOOK is a complete Step-By-Step WRITER'S WORKSHOP program with engaging lessons, anchor charts, modeling, mentor text, interactive notebook pages, practice and all the tools necessary to teach and assess writing.
Anchor charts are a great way to make thinking visual as you teach the writing process to your students. We searched high and low to find great anchor charts for all age levels. Here are some of our favorites. Hopefully they help you develop strong writers in your classroom.
First and second graders. Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Jul 24, · The first days back are the most exciting and yet overwhelming days of the year!
Empty bulletin boards, a new audience for all your favorite read alouds and of course, all the crafts and activities you've pinned on your "back-to-school" Pinterest board all summer.