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Transition words for narrative writing are different than those used for expository writing. I would do a mini lesson on narrative transition words, and I would have students keep this in their writing folders as a reference source.

verbs--action, helping, linking

verb anchor chart You can hang this up in your classroom so that students always them when they may have issues reusing certain words a lot. This chart may give them an idea of a different verb they could be using.

Friends, I've been so excited for this blog post but wanted to put it off til I had the time to really focus in!  I have a few things I've ...

AWESOME - not the paint samples necessarily, but more "core" words to use to illustrate importance of strong and specific verbs in writing! Use paint cards for teaching the Common Core Language standard about "Shades of Meaning"

Understanding writing prompts anchor chart expository, fictional and personal narrative

This is a Smartboard lesson on Poetry writing.  There are 9 pages in this file.  Included in this file:Free-verse poem, Cinquain, Limerick, Haiku ...

Poetry Writing for Gr 3-5 SMARTboard Lesson

This is a Smartboard lesson on Poetry writing. Included in this file:Free-verse poem, Cinquain, Limerick, Haiku .

Fabulous in Fifth!: Paint Chip Poetry:  similes, metaphor, sensory details.

I do Paint Chip Poetry, but I have kids use the names of the colors to integrate into their poems. This looks like fun -- I'll have to try it! Have kids draw them from a hat. They could practice descriptive writing using the color they draw.

After NWEAS I realize I need to do some more explicit teaching/exploring of greek  latin roots...

Love this chart for fifth grade using Greek and Latin roots in word work! I keep seeing this type of question on the MAP for my high schoolers."using your knowledge of Latin root words.