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A language arts teaching blog for third and fourth grade teachers full of technology ideas, engaging lessons, and freebies.

Teaching kids to write strong beginnings to their personal narratives has always been challenging. And then I found this Uh-mazing anchor chart on Pinterest: Turns out it is from one of my favorite blogs! Stephanie at Third Grade Thoughts wrote about using her chart here. She wrote about it way back in March before I started following her. Thank you for posting exactly what I needed 7 months before I even needed it! I made my own copycat anchor chart. The first day I introduced the…

How to Kick Off Your Opinion Writing Unit

Last week we started opinion writing! It’s my FAVORITE genre to teach, and typically, the one my sweet seconds like best too! I thought I’d share how I launch opinion writing! I spend an entire week launching this particular writing genre – I want my kids to feel comfortable sharing their opinion, as well as ... Read more

Blog post of writing tips, plus 30 writing lessons for the beginning of first grade chart (free)

#1- Write in front of the kids daily- I know for many of us the thought of writing in front of the kids is terrifying! Most of us weren’t English majors, and I think it brings back memories of red ink when we were kids. I, for one, am the queen of run-on sentences. Also, I LOVE commas and exclamation marks!!! I am sure all my “Grammar” friends are cringing right now as they read this! But here is the truth, they are 6 and 7 years old! We have tons of writing knowledge to share with them…

FREE- This super cute poster can be used in your writing center. It will help your students to see how to write more complete sentence and guide them through the process.

FREE- This super cute poster can be used in your writing center. It will help your students to see how to write more complete sentence and guide them through the process.

Parts of an argument essay - included in the Argument Essay Student Guide

Description Argument Writing Common Core-Aligned STUDENT VISUAL GUIDE for Grades 6-12 *This printable visual guide is only a part of my Argument writing unit. It does NOT include the student graphic organizers/handouts. This guide IS included in the following bundles: Common Core Argument Writing Unit Grades 6-12 Argument Essay Writing Bundle + Editable Presentation and Handouts and ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE USING THE VISUAL GUIDE Students won't struggle writing an argument…