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Fall Writing Fun in First Grade

I love the start of a new season! It gives me the chance to introduce new activities in my classroom. In my opinion, the transition into fall is one of the most exciting. It’s the first chance you have to start celebrating the seasons with

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6 Ways to Motivate Reluctant Writers

Getting kiddos motivated to write can be the trickiest part of the writing process.  There are dozens of reasons why my students don’t want to write – ranging from not having any ideas to being hung up on spelling. While I do teach Writer’s Workshop

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Banish Boring Words

Learning to write is an incredible process to be apart of! Kids go from writing scribbles to letter sounds to actual words! It’s amazing, right? But, in first grade, ideas begin to sound the same after a while… “I like going to the park.” “School

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Everyone Has an Opinion!

One thing about little kids is that you always know where you stand – they tell you what they like and what they don’t…even when you don’t ask! So I decided…why not allow them to share their opinion BUT make them write it! They feel

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Fall Writing Fun in First Grade

I love the start of a new season! It gives me the chance to introduce new activities in my classroom. In my opinion, the transition into fall is one of the most exciting. It’s the first chance you have to start celebrating the seasons with

READ MORE

6 Ways to Motivate Reluctant Writers

Getting kiddos motivated to write can be the trickiest part of the writing process.  There are dozens of reasons why my students don’t want to write – ranging from not having any ideas to being hung up on spelling. While I do teach Writer’s Workshop

READ MORE

Banish Boring Words

Learning to write is an incredible process to be apart of! Kids go from writing scribbles to letter sounds to actual words! It’s amazing, right? But, in first grade, ideas begin to sound the same after a while… “I like going to the park.” “School

READ MORE

Everyone Has an Opinion!

One thing about little kids is that you always know where you stand – they tell you what they like and what they don’t…even when you don’t ask! So I decided…why not allow them to share their opinion BUT make them write it! They feel

READ MORE

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