First Weeks: Writing

First Weeks: Writing
First Weeks: Writing
First Weeks: Writing
First Weeks: Writing
First Weeks: Writing
First Weeks: Writing
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First Weeks Activities: Writing

These 11 writing prompts + more… will help your students get engaged in the new school year. There are many publishing options. These activities will be fun to write and easily displayed and then later added to their portfolio for conferences and to be returned at the end of the year. They are meant to be short assignments.

Students brainstorm on the topic with modeling instruction. Write a rough draft, have assistance editing and then write a final post worthy copy.


11 Writing Prompts + more…

Writing activities to foster engagement in brainstorming ideas and getting ideas to paper.

Assignments fun and create a comfortable environment for co-editing work for growth and improvement.


Get Your Year Started with a BANG!

The Quiet Game 1.

Book Reviews the Whole Year Through.

First Weeks: Getting Acquainted Activities.

First Weeks: A Poem About Me Project.

First Weeks: Student Notebooks.

Genre Posters.

First Weeks: Posters.

Poetry Party a Collection of Poems to Tickle Your Tonsils for September.

Quick Forms for Students 1.

Daily Information Reading as Part of Your Morning Routine for September.

Shake Up Spelling.

Team Geography Challenge for Intermediate Grades.


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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Total Pages
37 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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