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Even my sophs mess these up!

15 Grammar Goofs Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Education category. Check out 15 Grammar Goofs now!

Teaching with a Mountain View You saved to Teaching With a Mountain View Teaching narrative writing in upper elementary? It's the perfect time to teach students how to use dialogue in writing and the rules for using quotation marks. Check out a few of the activities we did to learn this important skill in fourth and fifth grade. #5thgrade #4thgrade #writinglesson

Teaching Quotation Marks and Dialogue

Teaching with a Mountain View You saved to Teaching With a Mountain View Teaching narrative writing in upper elementary? It's the perfect time to teach students how to use dialogue in writing and the rules for using quotation marks. Check out a few of the activities we did to learn this important skill in fourth and fifth grade. #5thgrade #4thgrade #writinglesson

It’s never too early to bolster your kids’ growing vocabulary. Ask them to look up these words in the dictionary and use them in everyday conversations.

Powerful Words

It’s never too early to bolster kids’ growing vocabulary. Ask them to look up these words in the dictionary and use them in everyday conversations.

How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study! 1,924 Downloads so far...

How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy

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We all write. This is inevitable. So we must be conscious of writing mistakes. Here are the most commonly misused words in writing that you should avoid.

Reading Response Rubric...     Not sure if I'd have my students glue this. I can already "visualize" the sticky mess!

A MUST use for next year's rdg journals! rubric for reading response journals. Love the name of a "Thoughtful Log" for notebooking

(2) Parts of Speech - Home Schooling Special Needs - Australia

ELA Grammar parts of speech nouns pronouns verbs adjectives adverbs articles preposition conjunction interjection Examples of how to use the 8 parts of speech in English grammar

Vocabulary Dos and Don'ts

Infographic: 10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction: This infographic provides a list 10 principles (and 10 things to avoid!) for effective vocabulary instruction. The tips are easily adapted for pre-K and beyond.

One of my favorite quotes (among many) from Dead Poet’s Society. Click the image to see it bigger. Didn’t come through the way I’d hoped.

Motivational Monday: Avoid the word very . . .

A Little Cheat Sheet To Avoid Using The Word ‘Very’ -- Picture from the movie 'The Dead Poets Society' I'm watching this movie in my English class and I love it!

Other ways to saw words

descriptive words other words to use. be still my heart! I love using a variety of descriptive words. This list, in the words of Mrs.Riley -my high school English teacher, is a plethora of words :-)

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