Tools to Increase Engagement during Writing Lessons

I’ve seen a lot of teachers ask “How do I teach writing virtually?” 📝 Translating any instruction to online is a challenge but writing seems especially difficult. But with a consistent plan and quality texts to reference, you can and will experience success with your writing lessons.  My advice: don’t

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Setting Up A Writing Center

Preparing a writing center always felt extremely daunting. Where will I store everything? How do I keep it stocked? Am I going to be able to teach students not to blow through all of the supplies? Will they even look at the examples, vocabulary words, writing ideas? Who will keep

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Back to School Read Alouds (& Activities!)

I am always on the lookout for new back to school read alouds. I just get SO excited to share amazing books with my students. A great read aloud on the first day of school sets the tone for the school year. Here are a few new ones I have found

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