Character Description - my class were confused over adjectives to describe personality and adjectives to describe appearance. We wrote appearance adjectives on arrows and personality adjectives on hearts. Then we used these words when writing wanted posters for the wolf from The Three Little Pigs.
A Look into Writer's Workshop
Here's a look into our Writer's Workshop... At the beginning of the year we looked at different forms of writing and why writer's write. I showed examples of writing I've completed but also used kid's work. I found this cute poster at The First Grade Parade and had to make one! We've spent time going over expectations and what our workshop will look like. Students learned where to find materials and what to do when they think they're done. They have worked on adding to their pictures, adding…
Stellaluna | BookPagez
Stellaluna is a fruit bat who was separated from her mother after an owl attack. When she lands in a bird’s nest, she’s adopted by a family of birds under one condition–she must give up her bat habits and make an effort to fit in with her new family. Will Stellaluna ever see her mom […]
Story hands (Pie Corbett style) for writing/pics | Teaching Resources
Traditional Tales. Story hands to use in conjunction with Pie Corbett work. Useful for helping children to construct a story using the five part breakdown of traditional tales; Opening, buildup, problem, resolution and ending. Space for writing or picture boxes.
How to improve marking in primary schools | Teach Primary
Improvements in children’s writing will be proportionate to the quality of feedback and discussion in your classroom – ticking books doesn’t help anyone, says Pie Corbett...