Elementary writing activities

Enhance your elementary students' writing skills with these fun and interactive activities. Discover creative ways to inspire and encourage their love for writing.
Teaching opinion writing can be a lot of fun in First Grade. Firsties have LOTS of opinions, and they love to share them!     Here are... Teaching Opinion Writing, Ela Writing, Work On Writing, Persuasive Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Workshop, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Writing Images

Teaching opinion writing can be a lot of fun in First Grade. First graders have LOTS of opinions, and they love to share them! Here are a few ideas that have helped me to teach opinion writing to first graders. Start by teaching students how to write a topic sentence. I have found that having an anchor chart with sentence starters for students to refer to is super helpful. I like to create the chart in front of the students. It might look something like this: Once the chart is completed…

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Lynn Flowers
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Analyzing writing curriculums, planning writing workshop and teaching writing lessons can be overwhelming. You might think, how am I going to fit everything in and produce successful writers? Where do I start? What skills do they need? This post will share the 7 BASIC WRITING LESSONS that every teacher should teach! With this basic knowledge, students will be able to perform other writing assignments more effectively. The following skills are not only effective in upper elementary, they are…

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Olivia Shaul
Once upon a time, it was the week before spring break and we needed a FUN writing unit to complete to help us {SURVIVE} the week. We just fi... Teaching Opinion Writing, Opinion Writing Activities, Fourth Grade Writing, Third Grade Activities, Ela Writing, Writing Units, Cool Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Workshop

Once upon a time, it was the week before spring break and we needed a FUN writing unit to complete to help us {SURVIVE} the week. We just finished our Opinion writing unit and I didn't want to start on our Brilliant Biographies unit until after we returned from the break! I thought it would be fun to do more of a structured {but fun} writing mini-unit that would last about a week! And well who doesn't love candy! So, Team Sour Vs. Team Sweet was created! We started by brainstorming sour…

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Mackenzie Mack