Writing Series Part 5- Sensory Details

I’m even more excited to share another week of writing tips for you! This week, we will work on adding sensory details to stories. I know you’ve seen a lot of growth with your students’ writing. I really think they will enjoy this week! This week is my absolute favorite! Sensory details take a story […]

Writing Series Part 4- Story Progression

I’m so excited to share with you another week of writing tips for Writer’s Workshop. Your little writers are even closer to writing their own story. Some of them will be their very first time, others will get to add another story to their portfolio. This week is all about story progression. The story finally […]

Writing Series Part 3- Story Elements

It’s week three! Week three involves the next step of the writing process, the story elements, and hopefully your little learners are getting closer to writing a story! Continue With Mentor Texts I mentioned mentor texts in my last post about prewriting planning. I continue using mentor texts at this point in the writing process. […]

Writing Series Part 2- Prewriting

It’s week two in my writing series!  This week we will focus on prewriting planning.  I like to remind my little learners that even authors of our favorite books do prewriting planning, and that it’s so important.  Make sure to grab your anecdotal notes to keep track of your students’ progress!  Modeling Prewriting is Key […]

Writing Series Part 1- Anecdotal Notes

If you know me, you know I love everything literacy.  My passion for teaching reading and writing spills through my resources.  To start off the new year, I am so excited to share with you my writing series.  For the next few weeks, you will see how I organize and implement Writer’s Workshop.  You’ll gain […]

The Importance of Writing Goals

Are you getting into the swing of things in your classroom?  Are you still on summer break?  Either way, the school year is right on top of us!  Your mind is probably exploding with new ideas to use in your classroom.  Have you thought about writing this year?  What has worked for you in the […]