Ideas, lessons, resources, and information about setting up and using a writing workshop model in your classroom! These ideas are perfect for Kindergarten…
Watch this FREE workshop on implementing the writing workshop model in Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade! You'll get ideas for helping your students become more independent during writing time, scheduling your writing workshop, and more. You'll get a big writing freebie at the end, too!
Do you teach your primary students about the chicken life cycle? I created a FREE downloadable activity you can use to teach them! Check it out on the blog. #teacherblog #teachertoolbox #writing #easterkidsactivities #studentactivities #freeteacherresources #firstgradeclassroom #secondgradeclassroom
I think it is absolutely essential to create a joyful and positive environment for your writing workshop. Kids are likely to have greater motivation and write more in this kind of environment. In this post, I’ll share some examples of the things that I say and the things that I do to help establish a joyful writing workshop environment in my K-2 classroom.
Do your students write with lots of details? If not, you’re not alone. In this post, I go more in-depth and focus on writing details in nonfiction. I’ll provide ideas for different lessons and videos for 3 of the lessons. #primarystudents #primaryteachers #wordwork #primarygradeactivites #writing #nonfiction
If your kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students need to learn to work more indepently during writing time, writing folders can help! In this post I share my tips, and theres a link to FREE downloads! The free download includes transition word lists, visual writing scaffolds, and a chart of the writing process.
Want to make your first grade students stronger writers and help them enjoy writing? This Writing Workshop Bundle includes 8 units that teach writing workshop routines and procedures, personal narratives, how-to books, opinion writing, fairy tale and realistic fiction, nonfiction/informational books, persuasive letters, and poetry! #firstgrade #teacherblog #teachertoolbox #firstgradeclassroom
You want your students to grow in their writing (and drawing!), but maybe you're not sure where to start. This yearlong bundle of narrative, opinion, and informational #writinglessons for Kindergarten makes it easy to plan your writing instruction! #primarygradesclassroom #teacherblog #kindergartenworksheets
This word work resource for first grade includes lesson plans, printable activities for all year long, and kid-friendly directions! For 6 of the core activities, have students bring word lists/cards to the center, and they can do the activity with their own words. Instant differentiation - without any additional prep work on your part!