Archive for the ‘Writing’ Category

Learning Goals and Success Criteria Poster

Using Formative assessment in your classroom is necessary to be able to learn and grow with your students. Formative assessment can be used in a wide variety of ways. Educators use to formative assessment to evaluate student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress. This can be done during a lesson or an entire unit. Using this poster will help you…

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New Year, New You!

Need a “Back After Break” quick writing activity for your students? Have the students cut out large (black, white and yellow) triangles and then bring in some fun things like feathers, cotton balls, bows, ribbon and horns to decorate their new year hat.            Then take each of their photos to print…

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Turn your Students into ELVES!

Simple project to do the day before Winter Break! Cut some long strips of green paper (4 of each students). Cut out a pair of mittens for each student, a red hat, and come green shoes! Use writing paper as the body; have the students write an original story about their elf. While they are…

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BoomWriter

BoomWriter is a website geared to help students publish their work; the tool is geared to 2nd to 12th grade. With the click of a button you can search and find your school or create a new profile for your school. This FREE website, BoomWriter is a great way to easily get your students writing…

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Voice Typing Tool in Google Documents

I love the new tool that Google Docs has available to my students and I. Voice Typing is a tool already to go in your Google account. Watch this simple tutorial on how to get your students and co-workers using this tool right away.

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Typing Tool in Google Document

How to use the Voice Typing feature in Google Documents Open up a new Google Document.   Click on the ‘Tools’ header and select ‘Voice typing…’ A box will pop up that looks like this, click on the box when you are ready to speak. The first time you use this tool on each device,…

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Discussion Dice

Here is a great way to add verbal discourse and critical thinking questions into your school day. Print off these ‘Discussion Dice’ papers on my TPT page and then slip them into a plastic sheet protector or one of those hard plastic magazine holders. Put one at each of the students tables and read each…

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Book Recommendation

Want your students to recommend a book to their peer after they are done reading it? I made this great, quick and easy to use book recommendation form for the students to fill out and place on another students desk. Enjoy!   Book Recommendations  

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Square Writing Organizer

Students that need more of a visual organizer for their writing enjoy seeing their ideas organized. Try this organizer that I made for my students. TPT Writing Organizer Check out my TPT site to get some freebies and downloadable resources.

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County Projects

Have your students do research on the counties in your state. We live in Maryland and we have 24 counties so when you have a larger class, you have have them work in groups. This project is a great way to talk and teach about text features.

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