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7 + 1 Fun Activities to Easily Improve Student Writing Fluency

Hey there Teacher Friends! Welcome back! Have you heard the term “writing fluency” a lot lately? I have, and wanted to share some fun writing fluency activities with you. Writing fluency is the writer’s ability to quickly and easily write down their thoughts for someone else to read. There is a lot that goes into writing fluency. Knowing what you want to write, what letters you need, and how to make those letters, grammar, and punctuation…. is a LOT! But, you can help your students improve their writing fluency daily in just a short amount of time. Are you more

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Hot Ideas for Cool Learning: Summer Writing Ideas for Summer School or at Home

Hey, there Teacher Friends! You did it! I knew you could, but now, it’s time for Summer School. What is a teacher to do? Here are some fun summer writing ideas that can be used for summer school or for at-home learning this summer! This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links. As an Amazon Influencer, I may earn from qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Summer Writing? Make it fun! Whether your student is in summer school or at home, writing every day is a great habit for your student to develop! There are so many benefits to writing every

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Keep them Writing! 5 Fun Classroom Writing Area Ideas to End the Year

Do you have a fun writing area or writing center in your classroom? Does it need an update to end the school year? Read on for fun ideas to keep your classroom writing area engaging for the End of the School Year! This site contains affiliate links. This means that if you purchase something using these links I will receive a small portion of the sale. The price of the item purchased remains the same whether you use an affiliate link or not. I will only recommend products and resources that I believe will be of value to our customers.

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3 Fun Creative Writing Exercises for Your April Classroom Writing Center

Hey there Teacher Friends! Let’s zhuzh up your classroom writing center this April with fun creative writing exercises! April is perfect for comics, magnet poetry, and toys! Read on to find some fun new ideas to make your classroom writing center the highlight of your classroom! This post does contain *Amazon Affiliate links. If you purchase anything through these links, I may receive a small commission at no cost to you! Thanks! Creative Writing Exercises for April #1: Comic Strip Paper! Students LOVE comic strip paper. Writing a comic strip is also a great way to introduce students to writing

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Transform Your Writing Center with These Quick and Easy March Refresh Tips

Creative Writing Center Activities for March! March is Read Across America Month, so let’s jazz up our writing center with some fun book-related writing activities! This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links. As an Amazon Influencer, I may earn from qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Add Paper: Blank Newspaper Templates When I was a youngster ( a LONG time ago), one of my favorite things to do with my friends was to create and write our own newspaper. We would make a template then each of us would write a story and draw a picture to go with it.

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Valentine’s Vibes: Creative Writing Activities to Refresh Your Classroom Writing Center

Creative Writing Activities for February! Hey there Teacher Friends! Get ready to breathe some fresh air into your classroom writing center with these fun creative writing activities! Get your students excited about your classroom writing center again! This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links. As an Amazon Influencer, I may earn from qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Add Paper: Creative Writing with Sticker Stories Sticker Stories are the perfect addition to your classroom writing center! Students LOVE stickers (Amazon Affiliate Link). Make this creative writing activity a little more fun by putting 2-4 stickers in a reusable heart container

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Seasonal Sparkle: Easy Ways to Update Your Student Writing Center this December

If I can guess, your student writing center is probably the last thing on your mind right now, but, with just a few easy tweaks, you can make your student writing center your student’s favorite spot in the room during December! This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links. As an Amazon Influencer, I may earn from qualifying purchases at no cost to you. December Student Writing Center Refresh Add Paper: List Writing Paper Tis the season for making lists! I love teaching list writing! Lists are so super handy, aren’t they? I would be lost without my bullet journal, which really

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Procedural Writing for Kids: Mini-Lesson with a Cool Writing Graphic Organizer

Procedural Writing or How-To Writing is always a favorite writing type. Students love to feel like experts and procedural writing gives them the chance to show off their expertise! In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of using writing graphic organizers in the classroom and show you how to leverage them to improve your students’ how-to writing abilities. This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links. If you purchase anything through these links I will receive a small commission at no cost to you! Why Use Graphic Organizers to Teach Writing? Prewriting is an important part of the writing process!

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November Writing Center Refresh: 3 Simple and Creative Ways to Makeover Your Student Writing Center!

3 Creative and Simple Ways to Makeover Your Student Writing Center for November

Hey there! Let’s look at some creative and simple ways to makeover your student writing center this November! This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links. If you purchase anything through these links I will receive a small commission at no cost to you! Thanks! November Student Writing Center Refresh Add Paper: Social Media Writing Templates Adding a fun new paper choice is always a great way to get your students excited about your student writing center again! This month you could try adding some fun “Social Media” writing templates. This writing paper template set includes templates for “Instantgram”, “Farcebook”, and “Pinteresting”

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Fun and Easy Substitute Teacher Lesson Plans for Writing

Hey there! Looking for some Substitute Teacher Lesson Plans for Writing? I have some fun ideas that will keep your students writing even when you have a Substitute Teacher. This post does contain an Amazon Affiliate link. If you purchase anything through this link I will receive a small commission at no cost to you! Thank you! Substitute Teacher Lesson Plans for Writing: Pick a Prompt Leaving lesson plans for a substitute teacher is always a challenge. So, I started leaving these fun Picture Writing Prompts with Choices for my substitute teachers, and my students always looked forward to writing

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The Fun and Easy Way to Improve Creative Writing Skills: Sticker Stories!

Creative writing skills are powerful tools that allow students to explore their imagination, improve their communication skills, and develop a love for storytelling. Read on to discover ways that using Sticker Stories in your classroom can help your student to improve their creative writing skills! This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links to some super fun stickers you could use in your classroom. If you purchase anything through these links, I will receive a small commission at no cost to you! Many students struggle to find inspiration or structure their ideas effectively. “Sticker Stories” are a fun and engaging way

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Inspire Creativity: Refresh Your Classroom Writing Centers This October

Keeping your classroom writing centers fresh is a great way to keep your students engaged in writing! This post has some great writing centers for October! This post does contain Amazon Affiliate links. If you purchase anything through these links I will receive a small commission at no cost to you! Thanks! You can find my September Writing Centers Refresh Post HERE! Writing Center or Writing Centers Whether you have a permanent classroom writing center, or you switch out your writing centers periodically the ideas in this post can keep your writing center(s) refreshed, up-to-date, and creative! I loved having a

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