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Apps in Education: Creating Poetry on your iPad

Apps in Education: Creating Poetry on your iPad | Owl Writing | Scoop.it

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Connie Wise's curator insight, January 14, 2014 4:00 PM

Free and $$ apps for poetry creation

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Grammar & vocabulary learning resources

Grammar & vocabulary learning resources | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
Free English grammar & vocabulary exercises, rules, lessons, and tests online. Learn & practice English grammar & vocabulary.
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The Art of Writing

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Preparing students for the increased writing required on new Common Core assessments has become a hot topic. This is where the arts come in!

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Welcome to NoRedInk! Practice and master grammar and writing skills

Welcome to NoRedInk! Practice and master grammar and writing skills | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
A fun way to practice and master grammar & writing skills!

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10 Tips for Teaching Grammar According to the Common Core > Eye On Education

10 Tips for Teaching Grammar According to the Common Core > Eye On Education | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
The following blog post is part of a blog series called "Comments on the Common Core," written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren Dav...

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Connie Wise's curator insight, March 7, 2013 1:18 PM

The Common Core State Standards stress the importance of teaching grammar. The standards lay out which grammar rules should be taught at which grade levels. So you know what rules to teach… but how do you teach them? Here are ten tips for teaching grammar according to the Common Core. (See the infographic here).

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9 Online Grammar Games That Are Really Addictive

9 Online Grammar Games That Are Really Addictive | Owl Writing | Scoop.it

Online grammar games are a new and painless way to refresh your grammar skills. Check out the surprisingly addictive grammar games listed.


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Play Online Games FREEEEE... http://www.gaminghunks.com/
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Writer's Thoughts: Writing Lessons: Word Repetition

Writer's Thoughts: Writing Lessons: Word Repetition | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
A while back we talked about using "power words and phrases" and adding adverbs and adjectives to nouns in order to paint a picture and/or to punch up your writing. Today we're going to talk about a common mistake ...
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Collaborative Poetry Gallery Walk Project....4th Grade Classroom

Collaborative Poetry Gallery Walk Project....4th Grade Classroom | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
At the end of January, the fourth grader teachers, related arts teachers, and myself kicked off a "Collaborative Poetry Gallery Walk Project". We focused around all of our curricular areas and collaborated together to make this a ...
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Read, Write, Reflect: Slice Two - Lessons from Standardized Test Prep

Read, Write, Reflect: Slice Two - Lessons from Standardized Test Prep | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
Slice Two - Lessons from Standardized Test Prep. Slice of Life is sponsored every Tuesday by Stacey and Ruth from Two Writing Teachers. For the month of March we are challenging ourselves to write a Slice A Day ...
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Good Grammar Should Be Everyone's Business

Good Grammar Should Be Everyone's Business | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
New evidence suggests that successful people have better grammar skills.

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, March 6, 2013 8:02 AM

Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Story It

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Online and printable resources for language arts, literature, creative writing lessons, and curriculum supplements

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WeAreTeachers: 5 Peer Conferencing Strategies That Actually Work

WeAreTeachers: 5 Peer Conferencing Strategies That Actually Work | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
Revising and editing a peer's writing helps students learn to work as a team. It also gives them a fresh perspective on the proofreading process that will help them become more aware as they write and edit their own work.
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Writing: Student Samples

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The Common Core Standards emphasize the integration of content understanding and writing. In Common demonstrates this, using K-12 samples from all three types of Common Core writing: argument/opinion writing, informative/explanatory writing, and narrative writing.


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Michael Rost's curator insight, August 18, 2013 12:21 PM

ooh, ooh, ooh... Samples!!! We need actual data to start formulating standards.

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Argument Essay Views Debatable Topic from All Angles

Argument Essay Views Debatable Topic from All Angles | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
The argument essay is not the attack dog of the literary world. It should promote social interaction respectful listening. Learn characteristics of the essay genre.

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9 Online Grammar Games That Are Really Addictive

9 Online Grammar Games That Are Really Addictive | Owl Writing | Scoop.it

Online grammar games are a new and painless way to refresh your grammar skills. Check out the surprisingly addictive grammar games listed.


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Play Online Games FREEEEE... http://www.gaminghunks.com/
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Professional Development: Close Reading

Professional Development: Close Reading | Owl Writing | Scoop.it

This Prezi presentation was designed to lead the incredibly awesome 4th- through 8th-grade teachers at Cedar Springs Public Schools through a professional learning experience, wherein which I share...


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Examples of Practice: Using iPads to Document Student Work

Examples of Practice: Using iPads to Document Student Work | Owl Writing | Scoop.it

"I just finished reading aloud The One and Only Ivan to 4th graders. We participated in the Global Read Aloud, where schools from all over the country and world heard the same story. Classrooms connected through Edmodo. It was a very innovative way to communicate with other learners about topics related to the story, such as gorillas, the author, and special projects classrooms were doing."


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Online Lessons from EasyBib Teach Students Research Writing Skills - T.H.E. Journal

Online Lessons from EasyBib Teach Students Research Writing Skills - T.H.E. Journal | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
Online Lessons from EasyBib Teach Students Research Writing Skills
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4th Grade is Loving Writing - The Lakota Country Times

4th Grade is Loving Writing - The Lakota Country Times | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
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4th Grade is Loving Writing. I Love Pizza By Pedro Quick Bear I love to eat all kinds of good pizza. They taste so delicious to me.
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Digital Writing Workshop Notebooks with Beautiful Images!

Digital Writing Workshop Notebooks with Beautiful Images! | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
I'm so excited to find "Write About This" - an app that allows my kids to get creative with their writing (including small moments)! If they are inspired to snap a photo, why not launch Write About This and begin jotting down their ...
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Pick Out the Grammar Gremlins

Pick Out the Grammar Gremlins | Owl Writing | Scoop.it
Test your grammar, punctuation, and English language skills

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10 Excellent Resources to Help you Align your Teaching with Common Core Standards

10 Excellent Resources to Help you Align your Teaching with Common Core Standards | Owl Writing | Scoop.it

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