Game for comprehension

Games for the classroom: FREE Read and retell game. Love this idea to pass the dice around the room and have 6 students roll and retell. or I could roll as the teacher and choose students to retell. This would also work great for small reading groups.

Getting your students to write detailed sentences can be such a difficult task. Come see how my class practices writing expanded sentences with this simple activity.

Expanding Sentences

Writing Pin Students will fold their paper 4 times. The first fold will have a simple sentence and then each fold they will expand the sentence such as adding an adjective. This way they are learning to be more descriptive writers.

5 Story Stones Ideas :: Storytelling with Rocks

Story Stones Ideas for Kids - 5 Great Ways to Make them & Use them

Story telling through story stones are our favourite. Make your own story stones! These 5 story stones ideas for kids include painted, drawn, and collaged story stones plus ideas for story telling with them.

How To Make Story Stones! This is a fun way to tell and make up stories with children. Paint objects and characters onto stones and use them to tell a favourite story - like the beloved Very Hungry Caterpillar! Or a classic fairy tale like The Three Little Pigs. Story Stones can help [you and] your child be creative and learn the art of story telling. Using paint pens like Posca Pens makes things a lot easier (and less messy!) than regular paint. Use varnish to prolong their life. Once you…

How To Make Story Stones with Uni-ball Posca Pens

How To Make Story Stones! This is a fun way to tell and make up stories with children. Paint objects and characters onto stones and use them to tell a favourite story - like the beloved Very Hungry Caterpillar! Or a classic fairy tale like The Three Littl

Here are 9 books that get kids writing in writers workshop. These mentor text…

9 books that get kids writing in writers workshop

Here are 9 books that get kids writing in writers workshop. These mentor text books will help your students find ideas for their narrative stories.

free and VERY creative and well-thought out writing prompts.... really like these!!

Here are 365 Creative Writing Prompts to help inspire you to write every single day! Use them for journaling, story starters, poetry, and more! --> they seem more like journaling prompts to me, but whatever

Well...this one went in a completely different direction than I was expecting. Some kids picked time periods, but many picked sentimental times in their lives. Ms. Pawson may have teared up a bit. #miss5thswhiteboard #teachersfollowteachers #teachersofinstagram

this one went in a completely different direction than I was expecting. Some kids picked time periods, but many picked sentimental times in their lives. Pawson may have teared up a bit.

What’s typical when it comes to writing skills? Here’s a look at what you can expect by age. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.

Writing Skills: What to Expect at Different Ages

What’s typical when it comes to writing skills? Here’s a look at what you can expect by age. I would only add that we shouldn't wait until age 5 to teach kids to hold a pencil correctly!

The best books for helping students understand and identify character traits!

Understanding Characters

Teach Your Child to Read - The best books for helping students understand and identify character traits! - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

These mentor texts for persuasive writing can be found on this practical post: Writing to Persuade...Ten Steps

These mentor texts for persuasive writing can be found on this practical post: Writing to Persuade.Ten Steps to Success! (The books are just one part of this helpful post!

20 Beyond-True Quotes About Writing from TheLadyinRead.com

20 Beyond-True Quotes About Writing

Sometimes you need a little bit of inspiration and motivation from fellow writers. Take a break and enjoy these beyond-true quotes about writing.

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