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How To Use Favorite Things To Get Kids Writing

Everyone has favorites! A favorite sweater ... a favorite animal ... a favorite flavor of ice cream ... use these favorites to get kids writing with the Fantastic Favorites Ten Minute Writing Activity.

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If you are following the Writing Teacher's Roadmap, the Fantastic Favorities Activity is perfect for Step One - Get Kids Writing. The goal of Step One is to have all your students begin writing as easily as possible. Ten minute...

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How To Use Inquiry Questions Of The Day To Introduce Research

Students LOVE asking questions! Why not get them answering them? Begin teaching students about inquiry by using simple, easy-to-research inquiry questions. Each day students search the internet or use books from the library to discover the answer to the inquiry question of the day.

What Are Inquiry Questions Of The Day?

Inquiry questions of the day are questions that you post in your room and your students research to find the answer. Students can use the internet or books or magazines to...

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How To Teach Kids To Write Using Magic

What is more fun than magic and magicians? Check out how to teach kids to write using these 5 fun and engaging writing prompts about magic. Use the fascination students have about magic to get them writing.

Each week I feature a set of five writing prompts on a FREE print and go document. Today's writing prompts focus on magic.

Writing Prompts Include:

  • Magician or Rabbit
  • Interview A Magician
  • Life Of A Magician's Rabbit
  • Favorite Magic Trick
  • Magic Show

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How To Motivate Kids To Write With Outer Space Postcards

Outer space is exciting to read and write about! Use this excitement to get kids writing about outer space with the Outer Space Postcard fun writing activity.

Writing Teacher's Roadmap

If you are following the Writing Teacher's Roadmap, the Outer Space Postcards are perfect for Step One - Get Kids Writing. The goal of Step One is to have all your students begin writing as easily as possible. Ten minute writing activities are fun writing ideas for ESL...

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5 Easy Ways To Use FREE Writing Choice Boards

Want an easy-to-use activity for students to use to practice their writing?Students can develop their writing skills by using the options on these choice boards.

Assign certain squares to students or let your students choose the activities they want to complete.

Four Choice Boards 

There are four choice boards included in your freebie. There is a choice board for every season:

  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer

Give your students the choice board that matches the season.

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How To Teach Kids To Write Using Dinosaurs

Students absolutely LOVE dinosaurs! Check out how to teach kids to write using these 5 fun and engaging writing prompts about dinosaurs. Use their love of dinosaurs to get students writing.

Even if dinosaurs aren't their "thing," most kids can usually think about how great it would be to have a dinosaur for a pet or what they would do if a dinosaur showed up in their backyard. 

Each week I feature a set of five writing prompts on a FREE print and go document. These writing...

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