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The Growing Room Ideas for teaching children writing creative story vocabulary spelling sentence paragraph words fun games. { remember to add the HOW to the 5 W's list when story writing or journalism / reporting}. Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching English, Writing Tips, Teaching Resources, Kindergarten Writing, Writing Process

Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why

This is an 8 1/2 x 11 sized "poster" that I created to help my second grade students to remember to write better sentences. It helps them to remember to include details in their sentences and try to paint a picture with words, including verbs, adjectives, nouns, etcetera.

Shades of Meaning Suns Craft Project -- Teaching Synonyms or Improving Writing Through Rich Vocabulary Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Teaching Synonyms, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Grammar, Writing Skills, Word Study, Word Work

Shades of Spring!

Adjective "Shades of Meaning" Sun shaped anchor chart created with paint chips.

Shades of Meaning Suns Craft Project -- Teaching Synonyms or Improving Writing Through Rich Vocabulary Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Teaching Synonyms, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Grammar, Writing Skills, Word Study, Word Work

Shades of Spring!

Adjective "Shades of Meaning" Sun shaped anchor chart created with paint chips.

Narrative Writing: Launching Writer's Workshop in Grade small moment writing Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Writing Checklist, Writing Strategies, Writing Skills, Kindergarten Writers Workshop, Writing Images

Narrative Writing: Launching Writer's Workshop - The Brown Bag Teacher

Zoom into small moments to launch your Narrative Writing unit is a hands-on and fun way! Read these tips and ideas for getting littles writing narratives!

Adjective worksheet for kindergarten, first grade and second grade. - <img> Adjective worksheet for kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Students write 2 words to describe each picture. Adjectives Activities, Nouns And Adjectives, Grammar Activities, Grammar Lessons, Writing Lessons, Math Games, Adjective Worksheet, Verb Worksheets, 1st Grade Writing

Grammar Worksheet Packet - Nouns, Adjectives and Verbs Worksheets

Adjective worksheet for kindergarten, first grade and second grade. Students write 2 words to describe each picture.

Sweet Nouns- Identify if the nouns are a person, place or thing and color by code. Tons of worksheets to build literacy! Sweet Nouns- Identify if the nouns are a person, place or thing and color by code. Tons of worksheets to build literacy! 2nd Grade Grammar, 2nd Grade Ela, 1st Grade Writing, First Grade Reading, Nouns First Grade, Second Grade, Teaching Grammar, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language

February NO PREP Packet (1st Grade)

This NO PREP Packet for February / Valentine's Day has a lot of FUN and engaging activities that meet Grade Level Standards! There is NO PREP, no need to laminating or use costly colored ink! These activities are perfect for morning work, literacy, math and writing centers, homework folders, early...

First Grade Fairytales: Angry Verbs Pete the Cat Verbs activity! 2nd Grade Ela, 1st Grade Writing, First Grade Reading, Grade 1, Reading Time, Kindergarten Literacy, Emergent Literacy, Preschool, Speech Therapy

Angry Verbs & A GIVEAWAY!!! :)

It's the weekend AND the first official day of my fall break! Can you I tell you again how happy I am with our new calendar?!?! It breaks the whole year up & delivers a break when we all really need it. However, yesterday at school, everyone was talking about their beach . . . mountain . . . enter fun place here . . . plans & I am cleaning. Yep, it's time to really clean this house! After a $100 trip to Wal Mart for necessities and new cleaning supplies, I'm ready to get down with the…

Nouns Worksheets by Dana's Wonderland Nouns And Verbs Worksheets, Worksheets For Grade 3, English Worksheets For Kids, English Lessons For Kids, Phonics Worksheets, Hindi Worksheets, Lkg Worksheets, Nursery Worksheets, Counseling Worksheets

Nouns Worksheets

This pack contains 18 worksheets with nouns and 3 posters.Included:*poster: What is a Noun?*poster: Common Nouns and Proper Nouns* poster: Singular and Plural Nounsworksheets:*Nouns or not Nouns?*Persons, Places, or Things?*Roll and Color*Highlight the Nouns*Find the Nouns (2 pages)*Common Nouns or ...

Pete the Cat Craft Templates.pdf Pete the Cat Craft Templates.

Pete the Cat Craft Templates.pdf

Lolly, Lolly, Lolly get your adverbs here. I caNOT get that song out of my head! Raise your hand if you STILL love School House Rock! 2nd Grade Grammar, 6th Grade Ela, 1st Grade Writing, First Grade Reading, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Third Grade, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Ideas

Adverbs and Teacher Appreciation Sale! - Smitten with First

Lolly, Lolly, Lolly get your adverbs here…. I caNOT get that song out of my head! Raise your hand if you STILL love School House Rock! It’s good stuff! Last week we worked on adverbs. They can be so tricky for little ones. Are they adjectives, or adverbs, or do they describe a noun, maybe …

Action heroes for action verbs. (Could create a superhero self portrait that uses an action verb that describes them in some way.) first grade 2nd Grade Grammar, 2nd Grade Ela, 1st Grade Writing, First Grade Reading, Second Grade, Grade 2, Create A Superhero, Superhero Classroom, Classroom Themes

Remodeling Noun Town!

As I mentioned in my previous post, my class made a Noun Town for one of my observations this year. Our town turned out great...especially once we created proper nouns for all of our common nouns. Since we were down with Nouns, I hated to trash our town so I hung on to it and I am so glad I did! We moved on to verbs after nouns and we began a little remodel on our town. First we watched this School House Rock video on Verbs...which they LOVED! Next, we went to Noun Town and did a little…

No David by David Shannon is a classic book to read in kindergarten. Here are free No David activities, videos and book ideas listed all in one place. Predicting Activities, Inference Activities, First Grade Activities, Teaching First Grade, First Grade Reading, First Grade Classroom, First Grade Freebies, September Activities, First Grade Lessons

21 No David Activities and Quick Freebies

No David by David Shannon is a classic book to read in kindergarten (and first grade honestly). Here are free No David activities, videos and book ideas listed all in one place so you don't have to go digging to look for them. I'll include more ideas for other No David books too. Be sure to click on the name of each No David freebie to see where it came from and to download it. Freebies for No David You might just need a set of No David masks to complete a project or bulletin board but this…

Sonlight Lang Art - Week Parts of a Sentence: Subject and Predicate. Sort the naming parts and telling parts, and write sentences. Grammar fun for first grade! Grammar Activities, Teaching Grammar, Teaching Tips, Sentence Anchor Chart, Sentence Writing, Parts Of A Sentence, Anchor Charts First Grade, Subject And Predicate Worksheets, First Grade Writing

Mastering Grammar and Language Arts!

Teaching grammar and language art skills can be a challenge for anyone. How do you hit all of the skills...effectively? How do you know your students are

Good idea to show the different levels of sentence writing.from lowest score to highest---I would love to use this to enhance "writing alive". Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Writing Process, Writing Services, Writing Practice, Therapy Activities, Kindergarten Writing

Expanding sentences... also, each sentence becomes more detailed because of a key question... who? what? how? where? ... can tie in with instruction on questioning.