Second Grade Writing
Writing Lesson: Expanding Sentences
Expanding Sentences Anchor Chart- The author models how to revise a piece of writing by looking for sentences to expand. Revise vague sentences by adding an adjective or telling WHEN, WHERE, HOW or WHY something happened. Freebie included!
Writing Workshop Anchor Charts
Are you getting ready to launch writer's workshop in your classroom? These anchor charts will be your lifesaver! They will help any upper elementary teacher teach their students all the writing routines that are a part of writer's workshop!
Reading Workshop Anchor Charts
Are you getting ready to launch reader's workshop in your upper elementary classroom? These mini anchor charts will help your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students learn important routines that take place during reader's workshop.
Creative Writing Skills - RAFTS Writing (Role-Audience-Format-Topic-Strong Verb)
Do you teach your students how to attack writing prompts by using specific steps expressed by acronyms? Well here are simple posters and bookmarks that highlight the decoding of writing prompts with the acronym RAFTS.
RAFT Journaling – K-7 – Free Download | Teach In A Box
Do your students often give you just one or two sentences that only vaguely address the day’s journal writing prompt? One of the effective ways to present a journal entry writing prompt is the RAFT method. RAFTs provide very specific parameters for student to write within.
Biography Report Informational Writing - Black History Month Biography Project
“My very favorite resource to use when teaching biographies! My classes had so much fun putting everything together, they didn't even realize how much they were learning. Parents were very impressed at Open House as well!”