Kids love the silly samples in this practice sheet for working with dependent and independent clauses. The prompts are non-sequitor like, and really require a kid to think creatively. They'll be entertained practicing what would normally be a very tedious task.
Students will practice finishing se
Here is a quick template I used for Status of the Class. You can write or type your students names along the left side and the date across the top. I used one per week because I had my students for writer's workshop everyday.
The bottom has the abbreviations I used for each status.
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Traits of Good Writing Posters. Good Writers Will Have Success -Success becomes an acronym for the traits of good writers. 6 Traits include Ideas and Content, Word Choice, Fluency, Voice, Organization, Conventions, and Presentation. These are sized 81/2 x 11 and can be printed as a handout, projecte
Teach your students the parts of dialogue, punctuation within dialogue, how to notice and pay attention to written dialogue in stories, and how to write their own dialogue. This zip file comes with a PowerPoint (2003 & 2007 versions + a pdf that can be used as transparencies) presentation that w
This easy-to-use Venn Diagram packet comes with a standard Venn Diagram, a half-page Venn Diagram, and a landscape Venn Diagram for more descriptions, along with a simple teacher's guide on how to use the material. For only $1.00, this is a great deal and a great way to teach your students about the
This zip file contains a 7 slide PowerPoint presentation (versions 2003, 2007, and a pdf that can be used as transparencies) demonstrating how to punctuate in dialogue. The last slide is designed to be printed out as a poster for your classroom.
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