Tag Archives: Writing

Creating a Writer’s Notebook

My last post explained what writer’s notebooks are (and what they are not).  Now I’m going to show you how to make them in your classroom.  Let me tell you, up front, that my kids were SO excited about these notebooks.  They are simple composition notebooks, but once kids had the chance to personalize them, they

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How to Create a Home Writing Center for Young Writers

One of my most popular posts on my home life blog was on creating a home writing center.  This was a very easy project to put together and has seen YEARS of use.  I wrote this post, initially, when my daughter was in kindergarten.  She’s now in 5th grade.  In the beginning, this was hung

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Exploring Trees Through Inquiry: A Reggio Inspired Unit

It’s almost time for me to start thinking about my Reggio Inspired Exploring Trees Through Inquiry unit.  I absolutely love teaching this unit with my kindergarten students and I’ve found that Spring is a great time to begin this unit in kindergarten.  It is such a fun unit that is packed with science, reading, writing,

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