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HOLIDAY PROCEDURE WRITING

It’s the holiday season and your class is so excited about the holiday break! But you still have to teach even to the last minute before they leave for the rest of the year. When I sit down to plan my year, I like to plan my procedural writing unit around this time. It’s really […]

Picture Books for Writing Conventions

Writing conventions are challenging to teach at times. I know in my experiences, it’s hard to bring authentic lessons and activities to keep learners engaged. Because who really wants to look at sentences and break them apart? However, my style of teaching changed when I found these picture books for writing conventions! My students beg […]

Silly Sentences Writing Center

When it comes to teaching sentence structure, it can be boring and somewhat tedious. However, that’s not the case with this activity! If you want your learners to grasp what you’re teaching, you have to make it fun. These silly sentences cards are just what your students need! By the time our learners reach the […]

Spider Craft for Pronouns and Antecedents

We’ve been working really hard getting to know our pronouns in second grade! Pronouns aren’t new to my students. They learned about them in first grade. However, in second grade, we expand on them even more! We had so much fun learning about pronouns that we created this fun spider craft for pronouns and antecedents. […]

How to Create an Effective Writing Space for Learners

I can’t wait to dig into Writer’s Workshop with my second graders. My writing space was first on my list of things to plan when I got my classroom. I know writing can be a scary thing to teach little ones. However, if you run a successful Writer’s Workshop, your kids will love writing. Add […]

Writing Mentor Texts You Need for the Classroom

Do you find it difficult to introduce the skill of writing to young learners? Have you noticed your writers aren’t making the progress you hoped? Writing is a difficult, but very important skill for little ones. The sooner we get our kids writing, the easier it will be for them as they mature. You’ll make […]