Roslyn Blanchard

Roslyn Blanchard

Perth, Australia / too little time ... too much to do
Roslyn Blanchard
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Expository Writing Lesson - "Grab Bag" - friggin' brilliant AND fun. intend to do with eighth graders.  :)

STAAR Writing Expository Writing Lesson - "Grab Bag" - friggin' brilliant AND fun. intend to do with eighth graders.

Imagery is one of my personal favorite things about reading and writing. This pin is a great way to incorporate imagery which Duffy states is, "using prior knowledge about [descriptive] words and about our senses to create an image in the mind" (Duffy, p.117). "The relationship between reading and writing is particularity clear when teaching imaging...the more students practice composing text that helps readers create images, the better they will be at creating images as readers" (p. 121).

Imagery is one of my personal favorite things about reading and writing. This pin is a great way to incorporate imagery which Duffy states is, "using prior knowledge about [descriptive] words and about our senses to create an image in the mind" (Duffy, p.

Ba-Da-Bings -- writing powerful characterization in narratives -- The Curly Classroom: My Anchor Holds

Anchor chart for Ba-Da-Bings!: a useful strategy that encourages students to add more descriptive details to their writing. More writing ideas are included on this post!

Ba-Da-Bings -- writing powerful characterization in narratives -- The Curly Classroom: My Anchor Holds

Anchor chart for Ba-Da-Bings!: a useful strategy that encourages students to add more descriptive details to their writing. More writing ideas are included on this post!

Thesis statement anchor chart for argumentative writing.

Thesis statement anchor chart for argumentative writing. Put term up and have kids research or give ideas.

Elaborate in opinion writing. Support your reasons by adding...

Elaborate in opinion writing. Support your reasons by adding. Writing weight lifting to build muscle and strength in your writing