Writing Interactive Notebooks ~ Sentences and Paragraphs for Common Core 3-8. This IWriting Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT Best Sellers for Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text.
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Paragraph writing activities and Writing Prompts for the Entire Year! Paragraph of the Week, a weekly paragraph writing practice system, will provide your students with LOTS of practice opportunities in writing well-organized paragraphs in a fun and enjoyable way.
There is a total
Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12. Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google Slides).
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Opinion Writing: This fun opinion writing unit will guide students through the writing process and cover two or more weeks of writing plans! It is appropriate for 1st and 2nd graders and meets Common Core State Standards. Students will write about what they think is the best fruit and the best outdoo
States of Matter activity. Teaching States of Matter with a little twist of FUN! Learning about States of Matter using this funky States of Matter Flip Flap Book is the perfect way for your students to APPLY everything they learned about States of Matter!
This unit can:
- be used during a whole gro
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Opinion Writing: This opinion writing unit will guide students through writing a five paragraph essay. Students will state their opinions about an activity or hobby that they enjoy and give reasons, details, and examples why others might want to try the activity.
Included are in this opinion writing
If your school is anything like mine, it's incredibly difficult to find the time for students to practice the necessary grammar and foundational writing skills for expository and creative writing. This kit includes the essential components of a self-contained, no-maintenance center that students can
The Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In these easy-to-deliver non-fiction lesson plans, students will read articles/book excerpts by
This pack is just what you need to do an awesome animal research project either in the classroom or an extension project at home. My kiddos LOVED these activities and the amount of choice they had within the project!
* * DIFFERENTIATED ACTIVITIES INCLUDED * *
In this pack:
- Detailed teacher not
Common Core Writing: This bundle of three primary writing packets, each with two writing projects, meets Common Core Standards. Informative, personal narrative, and opinion writing is covered. That's a total of six complete writing projects to guide your students through each stage of the writing pro
This writing resource contains all 24 complete writing lessons! If you spent a week developing each concept you have 24 weeks of writing instruction ready to go!
These lessons allow engaging practice with 24 different concepts for writing! This is perfect for whole group teaching, practice in a
Social Studies: Social Studies Interactive Notebook - Social Studies Interactive activities - Social Studies Interactive Notebooks
These Social Studies Tab-Its™ are engaging, fun, rigorous and fit beautifully in your Interactive Notebooks! Each page of these Tab-Its™ Booklets incorporates reading, w
Show your students a real-world application of the tools of rhetoric (ethos, pathos, and logos) as they examine the 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address given by Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs. The speech, which is filled with warmth, humor, and meaning, is a high-interest way to add the non-fi
This paragraph writing resource bundle has everything you need to teach your students how to write a well-organized paragraph in any type of expository (non-fiction) writing.
This Resource Includes:
✔ 1 PowerPoint Lesson Presentation (27 slides,
This Super Hero Writing Unit is one that your students will definitely enjoy. This packet contains five different super hero writing activities. You can choose to do just one or all five. The writing activities could be used as a way to differentiate instruction for all of your writers or set it u
Writing Journal Prompts - Included are 180 writing prompts organized by month (September-May). Each month has it's own cover page for easy printing and organization. I also created monthly reference pages with each of the 20 prompts for that month.
- Expository prompts
- Creative prompts
Paragraph Writing is one of the three main writing strands for 1st and 2nd graders. Our writers are expected to introduce a topic, give and explain a detail, and then, provide a sense of closure. Essentially , our students should be able to independently write a cohesive paragraph by the end of the y
Thesis Statement Tutorial Write a Thesis Statement in 5 Easy Steps
This thesis statement tutorial will help your students master the persuasive essay thesis is a matter of minutes. Within the product you will find a student graphic organizer as well as a detailed example for stude
Opinion Writing: This fun opinion writing unit will guide students through writing a five paragraph essay. Students will state their opinion about the best restaurant and support that opinion with reasons, details, and examples.
Included in this opinion writing packet are:
~detailed writing lesson p
Writing ALL YEAR
Want to have your writing activities all planned out for the ENTIRE YEAR? From Expository, How To or procedural writing, to persuasive or narrative this huge pack has everything you need to teach writing for the year! Here's the pack for you!
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This Early America unit focuses on the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe. It includes information about how both groups of people used the land to survive (food, clothing and shelter). There are activities for reading and understanding non-fiction text, informational writing based on understanding a
Do your kids know where they fit into the world? Have your kids make these flip books with a brass fastener to help! Color copies and Black and White copies included.
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Close Reading For Kindergarten & First Grade
Quarter 3 Winter Bundle
Included in this resource:
•Everything you need to start doing Close Reading of Text
activities with your little learners! No experience necessary!
•SIX “Winter themed” Close Reading Passages (large easy to read
font with a
As the end of the school year approaches, help students reflect by creating their very own school memory book. This memory book includes the following pages:
Memory Book Cover
About this Year
My Favorite Things
My Favorite School Lunch
My Favorite Recess Activity
My Favorite Subject
The focus of these task cards is ALL REVISING. Test prep can be a turn-off for students, but they love task cards! Use for independent practice in learning stations, playing scoot, or work on the cards individually or in groups. They are also great for small group and 1:1 instruction. When studen
This activity provides students with practice in the specific area of varied sentence length. Students will work on creating complete sentences with detail which will help eliminate a series of several short, choppy sentences to express an idea.
20 practice cards are included along with student reco
No Turkey for Thanksgiving Persuasive Writing
Peak your students' interest this Thanksgiving season with this fun turkey persuasive writing activity. Designed to be a responding-to-text activity for the book, "Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving", this writing project inspires stude
This can be used for any small biography research activity! It includes a graphic organizer for gathering information (name, year of birth, year of death, most important contribution, picture, and five additional facts) and writing paper.
Meets Common Core standards (nonfiction text, writing to i
Science Interactive Notebook ~ Science printables ~ Science Interactive Notebooks
Science Science Science ...Hooray! These Science Tab-Its™ Volume 1 are engaging, fun, rigorous and fit beautifully in your Interactive Notebooks! Each page of these Tab-Its™ Booklets incorporates reading, writing, art,
Interactive Writing Notebooks ~ Free Bonus Lesson ~ Citing Text Evidence
Cite text evidence with this free interactive notebook activity.
This freebie includes a complete interactive writing notebook lesson that provides students with a formula for short response to literature questions.
Editing writing will be a joy for your students with Edit Writing with COPS! It is an engaging, effective way for students to remember to edit their writing! “Patrol Your Writing with COPS!”
May easily be used for: self, peer, or teacher editing.
I post these on my Writing Focus Wall and the stude
Expository Writing - A fun and creative way for students to learn about expository writing! Students practice writing in 3rd person, answering the 5 W's and working in the style of a newspaper. Can easily be adapted for different ages and abilities. Assignment sheet is in the style of a newspaper
Want to add some FUN to your expository writing lessons? This jam-packed KID-FRIENDLY 37 page unit is filled with hands-on learning activities and writing lessons to turn your little writers into "how-to" experts! Your students will engage in real-world writing as they write directions for making a p
Science Interactive Notebook ~ Science printables ~ Science Interactive Notebook MEGA BUNDLE
Science Science Science ...Hooray!
These Science Interactive Notebook Tab-Its™ MEGA BUNDLE are engaging, fun, rigorous and fit beautifully in your Interactive Notebooks! Each page of these
INTERACTIVE WRITING NOTEBOOKS are an EXCITING way to teach Writing! This notebook is VERY detailed and includes components to a Balanced ELA Writing Class! I created this notebook with activities that I used to build a strong foundation and a LOVE for writing!
INTERACTIVE WRITING NOTEBOOK T
This seasons writing prompts bundle includes 60 writing prompts to get students thinking and writing about the changes that occur with the seasons. For each season, there are 5 writing prompts for each of the following categories: opinion writing, informative/explanatory writing, and narrative writi
Opinion Writing: This fun opinion writing unit will guide students through writing a five paragraph essay. Students will think of ways to improve the school lunch menu and support their opinions with reasons, details, and examples.
Included in this opinion writing packet are:
~detailed lesson plans
This bundle contains the Writing Journals and Task Card sets for February, March, April, May, and June in one download at a savings of over 25%.
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This is a collection of Common Core writing prompts that fit the four types of writing- expository, descriptive, narrative and persuasive. There are 48 prompts in all, 12 of each type. Also included in the download is a writing paper template, an editing checklist, Common Core writing standards for t
Life Cycle: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort is a set of 7 informational articles all about animals that undergo a metamorphosis. These articles are full of interesting facts and details that students can use during reading and writing activities.
Get your students ready for state testing with these 15 different writing prompts - 5 Narrative, 5 Argumentative/Opinion, and 5 Informative/Explanatory. Perfect for grades 3-6! Scoring rubrics for each writing genre are included to make grading and giving feedback easy!
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Get 3 FREE weeks of my “Paragraph of the Week” writing resource!!! This FREE Paragraph of the Week resource will provide your students with LOTS of practice opportunities in writing well-organized paragraphs in a fun and enjoyable way.
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This cute foldable was created to teach students about Texas state symbols. These are a great additions to your study of Texas. This unit is aligned with Texas Social Studies TEKS .
1.14AThe student is expected to explain state and national patriotic symbols, including the United States and Texas
Get rolling with a science energy study. In these NGSS aligned activities/assessments, students use bouncing, flashing, balls to observe forms of energy including mechanical, electrical, sound, light, and heat. Students use the Energy Concept Map with a brainstorming activity about energy in everyday
This FREE package contains 28 task cards with fun writing prompts for primary grades (1-5), a task card recording sheet and a task card response sheet.
All of the files have some color elements, but print fine in grayscale. I recommend laminating the cards or printing on cardstock s
Help students understand expository text structures! Six scripts (chronological order, cause and effect, compare and contrast, and problem/solution, description, and overall text structure) highlight key features of each text structure. Each script includes roles for 4-6 students, with 28 total rol
Update: a rubric to evaluate your students on their project
This packet is a fun way for kids to research and show what they have learned about a person they have researched. It is a creative way to meet the writing standards for research for all of the elementary grades. Of course, speaking and lis
I created this packet as a way to say thank you for an incredible year and to show my appreciation to my faithful followers and supporters. It is my hope that this writing activity will be a hit in your classroom.
The writing activity is based around Mrs. Claus and she has found herself in a cris