Writer's Workshop Mentor Texts Linky Party
Funky First Grade Fun is having a linky party and this is one I can really get in to! The hard part was narrowing down the list of books I LOVE to use during writer's workshop. So, here a few of my favorites: I use Owl Moon for SO many lessons! It is perfect for teaching about a small moment. It's also great for adding details or describing words. Plus, I use it for Reader's Workshop - especially for visualizing. It's great for including all the senses. The Best Story is one of the first…
topic sentence anchor chart
This is a whole group lesson, so all of my students are seated on the carpet in front of me. It is our writing block, and I will be introducing a new idea. I will teach this less
Roll, Write, revise- for Center time! sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice! Great idea!
Roll, Write, revise- for Center time! sentences to be edited are taped to a tissue box and then rolled like a dice! Great idea! by Jany81 on Indulgy.com
Scrambled Paragraph Writing Activity
Ready-to-use printables! Just copy and go! This NO PREP activity packet contains an 8-sentence scrambled paragraph that can be put together only one way. Students use transitions and inferential clues to assemble this organized, logical paragraph. The easy-to-use paragraph structure includes:
Paragraph Hamburger | Classroom Strategy | Reading Rockets
The "paragraph hamburger" is a writing organizer that visually outlines the key components of a paragraph. Topic sentence, detail sentences, and a closing sentence are the main elements of a good paragraph, and each one forms a different "piece" of the hamburger.
Mentor Texts To Use For Modeled Writing
My top 10 favorite mentor texts to use when modeling writing for kids! A helpful book list for teaching kids to write.
Matching Topic Sentence to Paragraphs
Matching game with nine paragraphs missing the topic sentence (in the shape of fish). Cut the tails off the fish (topic sentence) after printing and laminate pieces. This is good for independent practice or give each student a piece to find who has their paragraph or sentence. After students have...
Monsters and Mustaches Topic Sentence Matching
This is a hands-on matching game! Match the Monster (paragraph) to the Mustache (topic sentence)! Students have so much fun putting the mustaches on the monsters. Great for review or practice! This product comes as a .pdf file. Just print and cut and you'