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How to Teach Information Writing in Kindergarten: Create Engaged and Purposeful Writers!

September 28, 2016

Glimpses of Information Writing in Kindergarten. W.K.2. Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

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Take the Hard Out of Remembering “ing”: Grow Your Kindergarten Writers with Memorable Writing Lessons!

March 9, 2017

What a grand time I have sharing multisensory and joyful writing-to-read lessons in local classrooms! An invitation a couple of years ago to write a song that teaches “i-n-g” was all I needed to create this sing, sign, and fingerspell song…

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15 Favorite Pinterest Sites for Kindergarten

December 27, 2016

 We love to search Pinterest for the best kindergarten writing and early learning resources we can find to share with you our Nellie Edge seminar participants and online friends.

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Grow Your Kindergarten Writers: Use Proven High-Impact Strategies That Dramatically Accelerate Literacy

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February 10, 2017

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Boost Kindergarten Writing Skills with These 15 Best Practices Fluency with high-frequency “heart word” sentences is your key to success!

Do You Want to Dramatically Accelerate Your Kindergartners’ Writing Proficiency?

March 15, 2017

Fluency with high-frequency “heart word” sentences is your key to success!
15 points of excellence for evaluating your current teaching program

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kindergarten writing

Joyful and Systematic Ways to Build Kindergarten Narrative Writing

September 5, 2016

Overview of a Comprehensive Kindergarten Writing Model Why do we value the Common Core writing standards? All Kindergartners Can Develop Stamina for Personal Narrative We raised our expectations, developed accelerated learning strategies, involved Parents as Partners, gave children crystal-clear learning targets, and became skilled teachers of beginning writing. The result? Learning to write in kindergarten […]

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opinion writing

The Easiest Most Authentic Ways to Build Opinion Writing in Kindergarten

September 25, 2016

Opinion Writing: W.K.1. Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is…).

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Kindergarten Writing Connections

Favorite February Songs, Books, and Writing Connections

January 26, 2017

Our job as teachers is to create a feeling of belonging in the kindergarten classroom all year long so children will love coming to school and thrive.

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