TONS of Resources for Launching Writing Workshop (PLUS Narrative, Informational, & Opinion Resources)
I took a course this year that had me implementing Lucy Calkins' Writing Units of Study. For my end of year project, I made some Pinterest ...
Writer's Workshop Mini-Anchor Charts
Writer's Workshop Mini Anchor Charts to Launch Writer's Workshop and Teach Personal Narratives.
Map of My Heart | Back to School Writing Activity
At the beginning of the year, I love to have my kids complete a Heart Map in their writing journal. A Heart Map is a map of their heart, where the kids draw in pictures of things that are near and dear to their hearts. Not only is this a great way to get to know your students, throughout the year students can refer back to their map for when they just have a "I don't know what to write about..." moment. They can pick something off of their Heart Map and go to town writing because everything…
Media Tweets by Dahlia Dallal (@litpartnersdd)
The latest media Tweets from Dahlia Dallal (@litpartnersdd). Inspiring Engaged Learners Through Innovative Teaching. Your Partners in Literacy. Los Angeles, CA
Fireflies: A FREE Mentor Text Writing Activity
After reading the book Fireflies, by Julie Brinckloe, feel free to use these followup writing activities! This file contains three different worksheets. The first worksheet is designed to be used as a whole group activity. As you read aloud the book, students notice descriptive sentences that the au...
Writer's Workshop Seed Mini UNIT Watermelon Theme
This Writer's Workshop mini unit has a week's worth of scaffolded lessons covering writing "seeds." This unit addresses scaling down large ideas into small writing ideas. Watermelon Seed Writing contains pages designed for classroom anchor charts, teacher models, black and white pages for students, and differentiated worksheets containing definitions and examples written in for students, as well as blank models for students with a broader ability range.
Personal Narrative Writing
"Small moments" can be hard for students to write! This unit helps them visualize, prewrite, and create a story that is all their own in the personal narrative genre! [Resource from: The Husky Loving Teacher]
Launching Writers Workshop: Personal Narrative Writing Prompts 3rd & 4th Grade
Narrative Writing Unit created to assist in teaching this writing skill. It contains components from my lessons and activities I use to teach my students. All you have to do is print and GO with this mini unit to assist you in teaching about Small Moment Writing ~ Narrative Writing.