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By Leach Literacy Training
Need a boost to get started with Writer's Workshop? Need some forms to keep you on track and a reminder about possible rules/anchor charts? Hoping this helps you!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Classroom Forms
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
Face it, transition words are so abstract! Kids don't "get" how to use them, let alone which ones to use! I broke this into Narrative and Expository transitions and left a space for students to add their own. This would be a great tool in a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
I'm not a fan of TEST PREP, but rather teaching that PREPARES! This is my answer to teaching that will prepare kids for the STAAR writing test, both editing and revision, and their own compositions! It's a win-win!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
4th
Types:
Task Cards, Minilessons, Printables
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
I'm not a fan of TEST PREP, but rather teaching that PREPARES! This is my answer to teaching that will prepare kids for the STAAR writing test, both editing and revision, and their own compositions! It's a win-win!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Expository
Grades:
7th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Assessment
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
The whole goal of Lit Circles (made popular by Harvey Daniels) is to foster voice and choice for kids in reading and to allow them to engage in student driven conversation and deep thinking about texts. One way to foster this independence is to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
FREE
4
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By Leach Literacy Training
Work Stations should be full of choice for students while making a connection to teaching that has already taken place in the classroom. Using Menus allows students that kind of choice and provides longevity for your Work Stations! Thanks to Kate
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
Keep this in your students Writing Folders so they have words at their fingertips! Want to read more about Writer's Workshop in my classroom... www.leachteach.blogspot.com
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
FREE
4
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By Leach Literacy Training
I'm not a fan of TEST PREP, but rather teaching that PREPARES! This is my answer to teaching that will prepare kids for the STAAR writing test, both editing and revision, and their own compositions! It's a win-win!
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
4th
Types:
Assessment, Minilessons, Printables
FREE
5
Digital Download PDF (1.34 MB)
By Leach Literacy Training
This document lives in my students' writing folders. In a conference if I notice a student is ALWAYS writing about karate or ballet or playstation etc. I write that word in their personal dictionary so when they write it, they can spell it
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
In our state, we take the STAAR Reading in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. I looked at the release tests and pulled out the KINDS of questions that require our students to inference. Whew! No wonder it's so hard for them!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
This is a simple menu that can be used for weeks. Change the words and the ways to practice them can stay the same.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
In our state, we take the STAAR Reading in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. I looked at the release tests and pulled out the KINDS of questions that require our students to inference. Whew! No wonder it's so hard for them!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Assessment, Printables
FREE
7
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By Leach Literacy Training
Great way to jazz up re-reading and fluency practice! Be sure to check out the free clip art for teachers at this site too... http://www.mycutegraphics.com/graphics/graphics.html FInd more FREEBIES in my store and learn about Balanced Literacy on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
I'm not a fan of TEST PREP, but rather teaching that PREPARES! This is my answer to teaching that will prepare kids for the STAAR writing test, both editing and revision, and their own compositions! It's a win-win!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
7th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Printables
FREE
1
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By Leach Literacy Training
Students practice reading punctuation with this work station/center activity.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Printables
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
This document lives in my students' writing folders and helps them spell restaurants. If you want to read more about writing folders and Writer's Workshop you can on my blog... www.leachteach.blogspot.com
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Word Walls, Printables
FREE
4
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By Leach Literacy Training
I encourage teachers to work smarter, not harder! If you are doing Stations RIGHT, they are SIMPLE! Using a menu like this is one way to give kids meaningful practice, but you don't have to "make new" activities every week. Read more about how I
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Task Cards, Activities
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
Vocabulary has been a hot button topic with a few teachers in my districts lately. And with the Common Core State Standards, it's something we need to be aware of as teachers and be explicitly teaching to our students. More about vocabulary
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
Me Bags? What? Hold on to your hat- this is the simplest idea ever! Head over to my blog to read more about how to use this FREE download. Melissa www.leachteach.blogspot.com (Writer's Workshop TAB)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Handouts, Homework
FREE
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By Leach Literacy Training
This document will help you make a book shopping schedule in your classroom. DIY! Want to read more about shopping for books? See my blog: www.leachteach.blogspot.com
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
8th, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
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