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Teaching My Friends!: Crafting Power Sentences - an EXCELLENT plan for teaching great sentences! I'll be using this in my high school SpEd class this year! Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Descriptive Writing Activities, Writing Services, Grammar Lessons

Teaching My Friends!

By the time my friends reach 4th and 5th grade, there are some things that should be non-issues. There are some things I should not have to spend instructional time on. Basics. Thus was born the No Excuses list. Each year, after the first couple of weeks of school, I do a quick intro to the No Excuses list. This is a chart of things that, by the time they get to 4th or 5th grade, a student can reasonably be expected to be responsible for doing. Things like starting sentences with capital…

Personal essay anchor charts for science Personal Narrative Writing Anchor Charts and Posters. Personal Narrative Anchor Charts and Posters Writing Realistic Fiction Writing Personal Essay Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Process, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Resources, Teaching Resources, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas

Anchor Charts for Writing

If you would've asked me my thoughts about using anchor charts in the classroom a few years ago, I would've said something along the lines of them being more appropriate in a primary room--not so much 4th or 5th grade. I've come to learn that anchor charts are just as necssary in intermediate classrooms--and may even be more beneficial--than in a primary room! Anchor charts are very big in my school and the students here have learned to look for them in their classrooms over the years. My…

haunted house writing idea that could be fun in French: feel, see, hear descriptive writing Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Ideas, Descriptive Writing Activities, Adjectives Activities, Writing Plan, Writing Notebook, Teaching Time, Informational Writing

Halloween Fun

Are you all ready for the chaos that is Halloween? If I'm still alive after a party, sugared up little people, conferences and an awards ceremony, then it may just be one HUGE miracle. Oh..my..word.. I better get some rest this weekend. This week we've been reading some spooky Halloween stories. We followed them up with a cute craft and writing assignment. You can check out our fun below. First we read a few stories with haunted houses. Then we brainstormed what you would see, hear and how…

Why I Use Mentor Sentences to Teach Writing in my High School English Classroom Improve student writing and grammar without boring drills! Engage students and have fun while increasing writing sophistication with Mentor Sentences, 6th Grade Writing, Middle School Writing, Writing Classes, Middle School English, Writing Lessons, Writing Workshop, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Activities

Why I Use Mentor Sentences to Teach Writing in my High School English Classroom

Improve student writing and grammar without boring drills! Engage students and have fun while increasing writing sophistication with Mentor Sentences,

Learn about a project one teacher did with her students to build trust and create stronger bonds between students. Includes a video you will never forget. This is absolutely beautiful. Would promote positive collaboration among students in the classroom. Social Emotional Learning, Social Skills, Cult Of Pedagogy, Health Class, Health Teacher, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Kindness Activities, High School Activities

The Compliments Project | Cult of Pedagogy

If you want to build trust in your classroom, you need to see this video about a powerful activity where students give compliments in an unforgettable way.

HALLOWEEN ART LESSON- Spooky Houses in Watercolor & Oil Pastel. Here's a great Halloween art lesson for any grade level. These Spooky Houses can be easily adapted for grade and up. Halloween Kunst, Halloween Art Projects, Theme Halloween, Halloween Arts And Crafts, Fall Art Projects, School Art Projects, Art School, Halloween Painting, Middle School Art

Art Teacher in LA - Art lessons for teachers

ART TEACHER IN LA- art lessons for teachers, homeschool & virtual learning