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Write-a-Message Kit

Grade Levels
PreK - 1st
Formats Included
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119 pages
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  1. Kindergarten Writing Program Bundle: A comprehensive and authentic K-1 writing bundle, meaning-centered and rich in the arts!includes:printablesmultisensory lessonsdelightful writing and drawing samples! Use these engaging props and authentic writing templates to GROW YOUR KINDERGARTEN and FIRST GRA
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Everything you need to accelerate writing proficiency is included in this favorite Write-a-Message Center!

Your students will love writing messages all year long in this motivating Write-a-Message Center. by Nellie Edge.

Empower children to use writing for real purposes. Provide word work that is authentic, differentiated, motivating, and socially meaningful.


  • MasterClass Intensive: Step-by-step 52-slide photo essay of Write-a-Message in real classrooms (May print individually or 4 slides to a page, horizontal PDF)
  • Over 30 traditional messages in 2 different sizes
  • 18 large Valentine’s Day messages for shared reading
  • 18 smaller Valentine’s Day messages (attach to straws or Popsicle sticks)
  • "How to Talk to Your Children About Their Messages"
  • Teach Independent Writing with ELA Common Core Standards in Mind
  • Checklist for Independence
  • “I” is for Independence Chart and pages for Information Folder
  • Expert Badge Holder Templates: Dear and From
  • Where to Find Best Drawing, Writing, and Word Work Resources
  • Write-a-Message Kit labels
  • Dancing with Differentiation
  • Post cards (from Nellie Edge Read and Sing Big Books™: "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear" and "I Can Spell Cat")
  • Parent Letter
  • Love Coupons

Want to learn more? Read the Nellie Edge blog! How to Set Up a Write-a-Message Center

This product is already part of Kindergarten Writing Templates Bundle. All 5 of the updated Independent Writing Center kits have been updated.


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Total Pages
119 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.


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