I love these printable writing bookmarks! There's one for every writing type... explanatory, informational, and narrative!
8 Smart Strategies for Teaching Writing for elementary teachers
How to get your Reluctant Writers to LOVE Writing and Improve Their Craft (with a FREEBIE)
**VIDEO** post about implementing Writer's Workshop in your classroom!! Lots of great tips :)
I was SO lucky to have an amazing teacher in high school that taught me how to do this. I honestly am depressed at the quality of writing my college students turn in to me. I think I may teach them this as well.
Just Right Books--Anchor Chart
Teaching Teens in the 21st: Using Kelly Gallagher's strategies for close reading & whatnot. I love Kelly Gallagher, too!
Teaching Night by Elie Wiesel? Use these paired passage suggestions to get your students thinking about the major themes of the memoir. All texts are freely available at Commonlit.org.
Free! Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes
The Daring English Teacher: Teaching the Research Paper Part 1: Introducing the Research Paper and Preparing Students for the Assignment