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Easy Easel Writing

I searched for an easy easel project on Pinterest and found this one. I thought we could really benefit by having table-top easels to make our writing center come alive. We’ll use them for some art projects too.    Once…
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Encouraging family letters

Who likes to get mail? I do! I always have. I remember when I was in college and my father wrote me a letter a week. That is every week for four years! I wasn’t as good as a writer…
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Type without typing

Give your fingers a break! Now you can type using your voice in Google Docs, and it’s completely free. Not only that, but the software really works well. You can try it for yourself… Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.komando.com I…
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Writing and the Common Core

This article for parents helps explain the writing process in first grade. http://www.greatschools.org/students/academic-skills/197-first-grade-writing.gs

Report support

    Cool coloring pages and fact summaries http://www.nationalgeographic.com/coloringbook/archive/ What would your report be like in video? Ms. Finch’s students recorded some. Thanks Ms. Finch for sharing.  

Animal reports

For Unit 2 we have an animal report project. Here are a few sample reports on animals we have asked questions about in our classroom. Animal reports are due this Friday, November 15. Summary available here. En la Unidad 2…
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Help

I need your help. I have an opportunity to test software for writing and CommonCore. But I have a problem. I do not have an iPad that I can use. I am looking for help. If someone has an iPad…
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Take the challenge

Ever heard of Nanoogo? Check out this cool writing contest!

Writing standards

ELA Standards (1997) Writing: Penmanship 1.2 Create readable documents with legible handwriting. Evaluation and Revision 1.4 Revise original drafts to improve sequence and provide more descriptive detail. Writing Applications 2.1 Write brief narratives based on their experiences: Move through a…
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Start with a character

Try this story starter to create a character.

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