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This fabulous opinion writing lesson is based on the Common Core Standards. This lesson plan includes teacher instructions, student instructions,...
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This lesson plan will guide 4th grade students step-by-step through writing a Common Core Narrative. It comes with specific vocabulary phrases an...
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This high-interest lesson plan allows teachers to effectively teach the Common Core Opinion writing standards to 5th grade students. The lesson c...
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These brainstorm, storyboard, and checklist activities will allow your students to write fabulous Common Core narratives! Items such as sentence ...
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I bundled together my two best sellers: the 4th Grade Opinion Writing Lesson and 4th Grade Narrative Writing Lesson. Please do not purchase this ...
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Your students will write awesome Common Core Opinion letters with this lesson! The opinion genre is broken down into "kid friendly" language, wit...
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Dear Santa, This awesome packet includes lessons for improving sentences with vivid words, writing cause and effect Christmas sentences, and cre...
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This lesson plan bundle is a must have for the Halloween season! These awesome Halloween activities will inspire and excite your students about f...
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This awesome project allows students to understand the importance of the Nile River in ancient Egypt. Students work collaboratively (in groups of...
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I have bundled together my 5th grade Common Core Opinion and Narrative writing lesson plans! *If you have already purchased either lesson from my...
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Sixth graders will learn how to navigate the opinion writing genre with this awesome Common Core lesson plan. It will teach students how to prewr...
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This lesson has been improved and enhanced! I just added a sample narrative to teach story elements from, followed by a comprehension question pa...
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This Back-to-School packet will get you through your first week or two of school! It is ideal for 4th or 5th grade students. The lessons include ...
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Students will master inferences through this step-by-step, child-friendly, critical thinking lesson plan and printable packet. This seven-page le...
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Students will improve comprehension and become accountable for books they read with these three fabulous reading logs. Each log is complete with ...
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These awesome Christmas printables will excite your students about language arts! The first lesson allows students to identify parts of speech in...
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Do you need some fun activities for ancient Mesopotamia? Vocabulary words such as agriculture, deities, and division of labor are broken down int...
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This lesson teaches upper elementary students how to write a 2-paragraph compare and contrast essay! Students will create a topic sentence on two...
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These brainstorm, storyboard, and checklist activities will allow your students to write fabulous 6th grade Common Core narratives! Items such as...
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Kay B.
4th Grade Common Core Narrative Writing

I purchased this and can't open it. Other items open in adobe.
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Adrienne Boone  (TpT Seller)
Hi Kbrande. Can you email me at abcinny_99@yahoo.com and then I can send you the document? I have never had an issue with a buyer not opening this document up. Thanks!
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Hi,
How many lessons does this consist of?
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Adrienne Boone  (TpT Seller)
Hello! This is one lesson, but it can be used several times in one year. There are plenty of different prompts for students to select, so I have my students use this lesson throughout the year. Thanks!
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Jennifer H. re: 3rd Grade Common Core Opinion Writing
Does this lesson contain anything about teaching topic sentences?
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Adrienne Boone  (TpT Seller)
Hello Jenhern,

Yes, the lesson does explain topic sentences. In the teacher instructions, it reads, "This is when I explain to my class that a topic sentence is the main idea the writer is trying to tell the reader. It explains the writer’s topic. There is more information on the topic sentence on the Student Guidelines Page (page 6)," . Later, in the student instructions, I review what the topic sentence is by saying, *The topic sentence is very important because it is the main idea of your letter and your reason for writing it. This is where you explain your topic and your opinion about this topic."
I also give an example of a topic sentence in the student sample.

I hope this information helps! :)
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Hi Adrienne,

I just purchased 6th grade common core: opinion writing. I have tried to open it on several computers and I have had no luck.
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Adrienne Boone  (TpT Seller)
Can you please give me your email address? I can send you the doc! Sorry about that!
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I just was given the responsibility to teach 5th grade writing according to the new CCGPS. Anything you sell that could help me...since I have not taught writing before...would be so helpful.
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Adrienne Boone  (TpT Seller)
Hi There!

I have one 5th grade Common Core assignment on here- it's an opinion writing piece. My reading log also has a lot of story elements that correspond to the Common Core standards. You should focus on inferential learning for sure, and teaching your students how to cite from the text properly. What grade did you used to teach?

I'm hoping to make a similar assignment for summary soon (that looks a bit like my opinion writing piece)! So keep checking back.

Thanks! Good luck this year. :)
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Adrienne Boone  (TpT Seller)
Thanks so much! You are awesome. :) I edited my freebie already so nobody can steal it. I'll go comment on one of your assignments. Have a great day!!
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught for the past 11 years! I love my job and can't imagine my life otherwise. I'm currently teaching fourth grade but I've also taught fifth and sixth grades. I've worked in both the middle school and elementary school settings. I am GATE-certified and enjoy incorporating choice and creativity into my lessons. I love working with children and learn from them every day! I think learning should always be fun and dynamic for kids.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love creative assignments and choice. I try to utilize multiple intelligences learning styles whenever possible! I love to let my students read from the carpet (even in sixth grade) or sit on their desks to change up their perspective. I love using the Socratic Method with my students.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was awarded a provost scholarship during my undergraduate degree and offered a fantastic fellowship for my graduate education program. I've also spent years teaching at a Blue Ribbon distinguished school.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I studied creative writing during my undergraduate studies. I've taught gifted middle school students and mainstreamed elementary school students. Now I teach fourth grade students! Prior to teaching sixth grade, I was a reading specialist who worked with high-school immigrants who read at the kindergarten level. I've had a variety of experience with kids from so many different backgrounds.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love reading, creative writing, working out, swimming in the ocean, and being around positive people!