It takes a lot to teach students to effectively write… but do you have the WRITE stuff? Students will improve when they write and even when they read; they will improve in everything they do, even in their thoughts! Handwriting, journal, writer’s workshops, centers, and much, much more!
What is included:
This bundle contains products for those working with students in K-2nd grade. With 875 pages of activities you are sure to find many activities that will work for you!
Who is it for?
Students working on writing
Students in grades Kinder through 2nd grade
Parents looking for supplemental activities
Wide variety of writing activities.
Printables, activities, lessons, games and more!
875 pages of engaging and fun materials.
My First FairyTale by The Schroeder Page
This file is a 20 page download that walks your student through 13 steps in creating a fairy tale. Included, you will find 13 planning sheets for developing elements in a fairy tale like, characters, greed, mistakes, warnings, dialogue, magic, and setting. You will also find a My First Fairy Tale writing packet for your students to create their tale while referring to the planning sheets. There are directions about how I publish the fairy tales in class. They make a great keepsake! This unit is a great compliment to the book Once Upon a Time Writing Your First Fairy Tale by Nancy Loewen.
Let's Get Close With a Book by The Schroeder Page
This file is a 17 page download for directions on leading a close reading group with elementary students. This file talks you through 8 steps for your students to use while reading slowly and closely with a book. Included you will find the following: What is a Close Reading; Choosing Passages; Supply list; 1 passage before the reading; 1 example of what the passage might look like after the reading; Steps 1-8 posters (I put them into a flip book for my guided reading table); and a Printable Bookmark with all of the steps & directions. This is a file that can be used with both fiction and nonfiction books, poetry and articles. It is a perfect way to teach your students to think and prove their thoughts while reading!
Monthly Writing Journal by Practice Makes Perfect
Using a monthly writing journal is a great way to track student progress in writing throughout the year. Once a month, the children will write on a topic or your or their choice. You will collect and assemble into a monthly writing journal, then use the included checklists to assess the writing. In this download, you will get: directions, journal cover, 13 journal pages, one for each month, including the beginning of the year, one fully lined page to keep on hand in case a student needs more paper to write on, a years worth of writing assessment rubrics, Common Core writing standards checklist for continuous monitoring of students' mastery of common core writing skills (1st grade), assessing phonics through writing checklist for continuous monitoring of students' application of phonics skills, and stages of Writing checklist for continuous monitoring of students' progress through the 8 stages of writing.
Learning My ABCs Activity Pack by Conversations in Literacy
The focus of this pack is to help students learn the capitals and lower case matching letters and to write these letters correctly. ABC Puzzle Match Set 1: Students match the capital to the lower case letter, picture clues on matching cards for differentiation- students just learning the ABCs use this literacy activity. ABC Puzzle Match Set 2: Students match the capital to the lower case letter, all picture clues are identical for differentiation-students with more knowledge of the ABCs use this literacy activity. ABC Tracing Path of Movement Cards: students trace the letters with correct path of movement and then write the letters independently. My Alphabet Book: students create their own ABC book by choosing their own pictures & drawing them for personal association, then writing the letter. I Have Who Has Capitals to Lower Case: students call out the capital letter that they have and who ever has the matching lower case letter calls it out. The activities in this pack can be used in literacy centers, small groups, whole group, or RtI intervention groups.
Reading and Writing Redhead's Language Arts Bundle by Reading and Writing Redhead
This is a bundle of many of Reading and Writing Redhead's top selling language arts products: Editing Practice Packet, Root Words, Score your Goal with Plural Nouns, AND Seasonal Antonym, Synonym and Homophone Fun. This bundle includes a wide range of activities that will stretch across grades 1-3!
Sight Words Cut and Paste by Pocket Full of Kinders
Sight words are the building blocks of strong readers and writers. This pack will help your students practice using those essential words in a fun and practical way! This pack is for Fry Sight Words 1-25! Each sight word has its own sheet that requires the students to color the word, write it, highlight it, find it, stamp it and paste it. These will make great homework or center sheets! Words included are: the, of, and, a , to, in, is, you, that, it, he, was, for, on, are, as, with, his, they, I, at, be, this, have, & from.
Writers' Workshop for Emergent Writers by Tech with Jen
Develop students' love for writing with this unit for emergent writers. Tech with Jen has spent many years teaching first grade students to love writing as well as mentoring K-2 teachers in implementing writers' workshop in the classroom. She even did research on the topic! All of the ideas provided in this unit have been tried in the kindergarten and 1st grade classrooms with students that are considered emergent readers and writers. This packet includes a 57 page pdf file that includes: step-by-step instructions in getting organized for the workshop, forms for conferencing, assessments, and sharing, resources for student offices that include ABC chart, word chart, "I Can" charts, color word chart, pencil rubrics, manuscript chart, 4 different types of student writing paper, ideas for teaching opinion, narratives, and routine writing, idea and labels for Bulletin Board and center, 18 Lesson ideas plus several detailed lesson plans, list of mentor texts to teach narratives, online resources to integrate technology, and SMART Board document to teach status of the class.
Reading Choice Boards Literature 2nd Grade by Chalk One Up for the Teacher
In this unit you will find 12 choice boards. These boards have 9 mini choice boards, one for each second grade literature standard and 3 choice boards sorted by the different domains. On each mini choice board, you will find 8 activities for your students to use with their independent reading books. Some of the activities will require books from a specific genre. These activities work well to broaden students’ understanding of the Common Core Literature Standards for second grade. These choice boards are perfect for homework, early finishers, independent work time or reading centers. These choice boards come in both a full color format and a black and white format. These are great for the regular classroom, enrichment, GATE or accelerated classrooms.
Writer's Workshop Collection by Elementary Matters
Here's a thorough collection of all the materials I use for my Writer's Workshop. There are pages of suggestions, references, publishing suggestions, copies for children's writing folders, and several different kinds of paper for children's writing. There is a word bank, a revision worksheet, and an editing worksheet.
Early Skills "Clubs" Posters, Assessments, Recording Chart, and Certificates by Kindergarten Craftiness
This set of "clubs" are a great incentive for early learners. There are 7 "clubs" that students can become members of as they learn new skills. The clubs include: 100 Club: counting to 100; Number Ninjas: Recognizing numbers 0-100; ABC Aces: recognizing all uppercase and lowercase letters; Writing Rockstars: writing all uppercase and lowercase letters and numbers 0-9; Phonics Friends: sounding out and blending simple CVC words; Helping Heroes: making it to the top of the behavior chart 10 times; and Math Masters: recognizing all colors and shapes and completing and naming patterns. The set also includes the following: a poster for each of the 7 clubs; Matching name cards to print and write each child's name on (to display under the club poster; an assessment for each club (except Helping Heroes and 100 club as no written assessment is needed for these); and a recording chart with a space for each child's name and the date they completed each club; membership cards and certificates that can be filled out and sent home when the child makes it into each club. The combination of the posters and name cards being posted and the cards/certificates being sent homework well as an incentive for children to complete the skills required for membership in the "clubs".
Building Better Sentences Bundle by Coffee, Kids and Compulsive Lists
These activity sheets are intended for revision of writing simple, compound, complex and descriptive sentences. Building Better Sentences packet includes 30 worksheets with different pictures and 30 matching simple sentence sorts. Building Complex Sentences packet includes 1 linking words for Complex Sentences anchor chart, 30 worksheets with different pictures, and 30 matching simple sentence sorts. For differentiation, each activity sheet includes a simple sentence sort for students to sort and copy.
An A-Z of Silly Sentence Sorts 2 by Miss Galvin Learns
This pack includes 26 pages of alphabet sentence sorts, with 4 page options (single or dotted lines, illustrated or not illustrated). Each page involves reading, sorting and writing (also illustrating, if you choose that option). It reinforces sentence structure in a fun and engaging way. The activity can be differentiated to support your beginning readers or to provide a challenge for your more confident readers. These pages are simple to print, copy and distribute to students, who only require scissors, glue and pencils/crayons to complete the task. Miss Galvin Learns would highly recommend spending time reading each sentence with your students, and then reading the 'mixed-up' sentence. Students love hearing how 'silly' the sentence sounds and it's a great opportunity to discuss how it doesn't make sense.
Do The Sentence Shuffle by Adventures of Room 129
This fun activity gets students up and out of their seats to help review two important concepts - Ending Punctuation and Types of Sentences. Students read sentences on the PPT slides and then move to the appropriate corner of the room that matches their answer. This product includes a 25 slide PPT presentation game, a PDF version of the PPT (to use as a center if you wanted), an assessment w/ reflection section for the lesson and detailed teacher directions.
Alphabet Practice ~ Letter Recognition & Initial Sounds by The Daily Alphabet
This packet provides simple practice for recognizing and naming upper and lowercase letters, and associating letters with their sounds.
Pen Pals: Let's Make New Friends by Saddle Up For 2nd Grade
This mini-unit is designed to be used as a pen pal packet for students to send back and forth letters to each other. Included is a letter to parents, an example letter, labeling a letter worksheet, 4 get to know you templates, 3 letter templates, post card template, and Let's Write a Story classroom project!
Verbs: Action Packed by Saddle Up For 2nd Grade
This unit is jammed packed full of action verbs! In this unit you'll find activities to introduce and review action verbs as well as past, present and future tense verbs. Most of the activities include a colored and black and white version. Here is what you'll find in this unit: Verb poster (color and black and white); Verb booklet (black and white); Verb diagrams: superhero, baseball player, football player, skate boarder, cheerleader (black and white) with an example is also included, a set of 15 verb picture cards (in color and black and white). There are 6 ideas/activities to go along with these cards iSpy, scoot, charades, guess who, centers and small group instruction; find Someone Who: noun and verb game; 3 flip books: noun/verb, past/present verbs, past/present/future verbs; Past, present, future pocket chart cards: Includes headers and 12 sets of verbs (color and black and white) and an answer sheet; Past/Present/Future verb scoot; Activity Sheets: 2 color the verbs, fill in the verb, 2 find the verb, and a word search; and verb writing craftivity
Write Trait Writing Task Cards by The Write Stuff
These versatile Writing Task Cards can be used as centers, as a follow up to a writing mini-lesson or as a quick assessment piece. There are 24 writing task cards (4 for each writing trait) that can be laminated and reused and a set of black and white task cards for individual use.