Tag Archives: writing

What Makes Writing Instruction Fun?

Share Button

By Laureen Reynolds, SDE Educational Consultant As I was thinking about what to entice you with in this post within the realm of writing, I was reviewing my posts over the last two years. I noticed that while we have had … Continue reading

Posted in English/Language Arts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Blogging is Writing!

Share Button

By Laureen Reynolds, SDE Educational Consultant In my last post, I challenged you to start thinking outside of the ELA box just a bit and to integrate some tech through blogging. Remember, blogging is writing! If you are reading this, that … Continue reading

Posted in English/Language Arts, Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Six-Trait Writing and the Common Core: The Best of Both Worlds

Share Button

Six-Trait Writing and the Common Core …yes, they do support each other. But, we’re often asked by teachers “What do we teach first?” If you’re a bit confused—or even overwhelmed—about connecting the Six Traits and the CCSS in your classroom, … Continue reading

Posted in English/Language Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Keep Your Opinions to Yourself!

Share Button

By Laureen Reynolds, SDE Educational Consultant Over the past several months, I’ve been chatting with you about conducting research projects with young students and I hope you’ve started to dig into the practice of building some mini-research assistants. This time around, … Continue reading

Posted in ELA Common Core, English/Language Arts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment