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Poetry Writing Contest for Kids; Eric Carle’s ‘Friends’ Exhibit | News Bites | School Library Journal

Poetry Writing Contest for Kids; Eric Carle’s ‘Friends’ Exhibit | News Bites | School Library Journal | Writing | Scoop.it
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poetry contest. check to see fi it could apply to our students.

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Elementary library writing project to be shared through video connection - Oswego Daily News

Elementary library writing project to be shared through video connection - Oswego Daily News | Writing | Scoop.it
Elementary library writing project to be shared through video connection Oswego Daily News The Sandy Creek Elementary School library, staffed this year by Teresa Crast, is where many students as kindergarten and first graders, will learn to love...
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incorporating writing with the library. I like the idea of each of the classes making their own books which incorporates reading, writing, and illustrating.

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Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers

Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers | Writing | Scoop.it
This practice guide provides four recommendations for improving elementary students' writing. Each recommendation includes implementation steps and solutions for common roadblocks. The recommendations also summarize and rate supporting evidence.

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really useful ideas to use with writing

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Walker Elementary School club inspires young writers - Crestview News Bulletin

Walker Elementary School club inspires young writers - Crestview News Bulletin | Writing | Scoop.it
Walker Elementary School club inspires young writers
Crestview News Bulletin
CRESTVIEW — To the 10,600 books in Walker Elementary School's library, add 19 from authors in the school's fourth- and fifth-grade Writers Club.
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possible idea for this next school year in the spring semester. I like that they produced books to share with younger grades.

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Teaching is Elementary: Writing to Our Veterans

Each year my students have written a "Thank You" note to a veteran in honor of Veteran's Day. Before writing I prepare a lesson to discuss the meaning of 'veteran' and 'service'. (I use this interactive poster below to help the ...
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This would be a great idea especially with the base close to our school and our mentoring program. I also like that the teacher incorporated Glogster into the lesson.

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Blog Archive » Keep reading and writing over the summer!

Keep reading and writing over the summer! Remember to Keep Reading and Writing over the Summer! We want to come back to school in the Fall as wise owls so. read, read, read and write, write, write this summer!
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ideas to use to encourage reading and writing for the summer

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | 5th Graders Enjoy Interactive Writing on KidBlog

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | 5th Graders Enjoy Interactive Writing on KidBlog | Writing | Scoop.it

"For the second year, fifth grade students in Mrs. Sue Hooge’s classes at Independence Elementary School have had the opportunity to share their writing projects online using the free website KidBlog. Mrs. Hooge setup three different KidBlog sites for the 5th grade writing students she taught last year in her homeroom, Mrs. Cromwell’s class, and Mrs. Burgess’ class. Here are some of the comments 5th graders wrote at the end of the year about their experiences with interactive writing and KidBlog."


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Blogging with students to promote writing. Also a great way to promote digital citizenship.

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