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Creative writing lesson grade 7

Creative writing lesson grade 7

Teach poetry with confidence to your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students with this 6-week poetry writing unit. Students will really enjoy (yes!) writing and publishing their own poetry portfolio with 13 forms of poetry. The poetry student packet includes EVERYTHING (and MORE!) you need for each poetry form with directions, example poems, rough draft paper, final copy paper, scoring rubrics, self reflection, peer reflection, portfolio cover choices and much more. This woks well as an independent p

Opinion Writing

This opinion writing unit has 3 weeks of lesson plans, anchor charts, and writing templates that are perfect for your writers workshop opinion writing unit in Kindergarten or First Grade! This unit has everything you need to guide your children from recognizing opinions, to verbalizing opinions, to supporting and writing about their opinions! Get all five of my Writing Units bundled together for a SAVINGS!Writing Unit BUNDLEOr Check out the Individual Units Below:Beginning Writing: Launching Wor

Writing Workshop Bundle | Print and Digital | Informational, Opinion, Narrative

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Get everything you need to teach narrative, opinion, fictional narrative, and informational writing for the entire year! These lessons are broken down to make writing workshop manageable and fun for the teacher and students. Each resource is available as a PDF file and in Google Slides. This makes this unit compatible with Google Classroom!This includes a collection of four of my best selling Writing units. Each of the units is broken down into 30 detailed day-by-day lesson plans and includes al

Mo Willems Author Study

This Mo Willems author study is the perfect way for your K-2 students to read, study, and enjoy some of Mo Willems’ popular books!This 75 page unit is packed with literacy and writing activities designed to get your primary students interacting with the text.Please download the preview to see some examples of the types of activities included!In this unit:Who is Mo Willems?Fact Sheet about the authorTimeline of popular books included in this unitSpecific activities for the following Pigeon books:

Narrative Writing Unit – Personal Narrative- Google Classroom Distance Learning

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In this detailed, CCSS-aligned, 10-day unit, students will learn about narrative writing and actively participate in the writing process. Students will write personal narratives about an interesting experience that taught them a lesson. In their personal narratives, students will include key elements of narrative writing: ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency and conventions. Through the study of a mentor text, pre-writing activities, draft guidelines, revision mini-lesso

Poetry Party Poetry Unit

Poetry Unit -This poetry unit is packed with poem posters, planning templates, and thinking pages- as well as final copy templates for your poetry writing unit! After introducing the type of poem and poster, your students will engage in a planning page that allows them to pre-write and create a unique, original poem. Final copy template pages are provided, as well as an adorable “My Poetry Book” cover page. Your students can turn all of their poems into their own poetry books at the end of the

Super Star Sentence!

Check out my WRITING BUNDLE and save big!! WRITING BUNDLE Help your students become “SUPER STAR” sentence writers with this fun filled pack! This pack includes anchor charts, rubrics, writing templates, and games for your K, 1st, or 2nd grade students! Included are the following: -Super Star Sentence Anchor Chart: The pieces to make the anchor chart are included. These pieces fit on chart paper or in a pocket chart. Please see the preview pictures for details 🙂 – Super Star Sentence: -5 s

Knuffle Bunny: A Book Series Study

Have you discovered Knuffle Bunny? If you have not, you will fall in love with this little series by one of my favorite authors, Mo Willems. This unit includes lots of engaging, standards based writing and reading activities that will have your students predicting, making inferences, identifying character traits and cause and effect relationships, and responding to literature through writing and craftivities. Take a look at the preview to see everything that this unit includes!

Writing Reviews: A Writer’s Workshop Unit

Opinion writing unit for primary grades that focuses on writing reviews! This writing workshop unit is an extension of my Opinion Writing Unit where I previously taught them how to write opinions and provide reasons for them. That being said, this unit could stand on its own without the previous opinion unit. Your students may require a few extra “what is an opinion?” lessons!Students will brainstorm different things and give them a 1-5 star rating with reasons to support their opinion!Please do

Poetry Writing Unit

Everything you need to teach a 3 week unit about Poetry! This is perfect for grades 3-5, but could easily be adapted for younger grades too!*This Poetry Pack includes 11 forms of poetry posters and 7 elements of poetry posters. Each poster includes a description of the poem/elements and a poem to use as an example. (All poems are original – written by me.)*This pack includes a blank book of poems and poetry templates for your students to create their own published book of poetry. *I have also in

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Mentor Text Digital & Print Unit

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett is a fun mentor text for all ages! If you don’t own a copy of the book, check your local library or you might even find an online read-aloud of the text with a simple Google search!*****************************************************************************In this pack, you will receive:★a mentor sentence lesson for the book★an interactive notebook activity to review/teach complex sentences★bonus parts of speech activity ★reading activities: sto

Friendly Letter Writing Unit | Parts of a Friendly Letter Template Paper

Teaching your students about writing a friendly letter is a valuable and fun activity. This Friendly Letter Unit has everything you need to introduce your students to this writing genre and guide them to independent friendly letter writing. Begin by teaching the parts of a friendly letter to your students and let them practice sorting them into the correct place. Then teach your students the format using the friendly letter templates provided in this resource. They will love the cut and past

Letter Writing Unit – Friendly Letters

Friendly Letter Writing Unit Your students will love writing friendly letters to Scruffy the dog who has lots of problems to be solved! This is a perfect letter writing unit to put in an independent writing center once you teach the parts of a friendly letter (anchor charts included too). Scruffy has so many problems, your students will use their reasoning skills and have the opportunity to work on writing him letters with endless solutions for many months.This resource includes

Personal Narrative Writing Unit

Fall Festivities! This Writing Unit is 50% off through Friday, October 1st. Join the TLL Teachers Facebook Group to participate in all the fun! This Personal Narrative Unit is perfect for kicking off Writer’s Workshop at the beginning of the year, while also providing enough content to support the Narrative Writing Common Core Standard at any other point in the school year. The lessons in this unit will build excitement for writing and set foundations for the rest of your academic year. This

Easy Teach Poetry Unit

-Need a quick refresher course on common poetry forms for your students? -Excited to try poetry but not sure where to start?-Poetry not your thing but you know you need to teach it?Well, we can take care of ALL of those concerns for you!Finally, an EASY TEACH unit that will have your kiddos writing 6 common forms of poetry in no time. Everything is print-and-go ready with easy-to-follow instructions!This unit has everything you need to get started teaching!Included is:6 pages of teacher directio

Write On! Unit 11: End of the Year (Descriptive Writing Lessons for 2/3 Grades)

Are you looking to spice up your writing block with fun, engaging, and meaningful activities? This is UNIT ELEVEN of our 11 unit series. This unit will guide your students in writing two descriptive writing pieces and includes everything you need to drive your instruction. We have two themes for writing in this writing unit: My Summer Tour and Dreaming of ______ (3rd or 4th) Grade. These are the perfect way to end your year with a bang and some solid writing instruction along the way. We also in

Chrysanthemum- A Comprehension and Craftivity Unit for Back to School!

Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes, has to be one of the best back to school books ever! 🙂 It is perfect for looking at the importance of our names and how they make us part of who we are. It is also a good book to discuss how we should treat others and how we would like to be treated. In this unit you will find: *** NEWLY added bulletin board and Writing craft project. *Story Map template (can be used with any book) * “Chrysanthemum and Me” Character Analysis *Cute Chrysanthemum Name Decor

Write On! The BUNDLE

Write On! is a year long writing resource for the 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. Each unit encourages students to become authors that find a love for writing. Every unit is very different, but most of the units follow these writing steps: Brainstorm, Write, Revise, Edit, and Publish. We also incorporate grammar skills into the editing portion of the units. To know more about the units included, check out the links below and the previews for each one. Check out the individual units below:

The Ultimate Writing Center Bundle

JUNE 2021 UPDATE (78 pages)! I added some updated labels, write sign plus 3 brand new stations EXCLUSIVE to this bundle only! Messenger Kids, Snapchat & TikTok writing templates with samples included! This writing bundle goes perfectly with Lucy Calkins writing curriculum. My students love the choice this provides during Daily 5. This is a bundled product of The Ultimate Writing Station #1 and The Ultimate Writing Station #2.I blogged all about it HERE! Check out this product in action HERE

Digital + Print | 5th Grade Back to School Writing | Unit 1 | 4 Weeks Long

Whether you’re teaching in person or virtually, Writer’s Workshop is a great way to master all of those standards and get your students to love writing! Included in this unit is everything you need to set up your Writer’s Workshop for the year and get students excited about writing. I have never had a student dread writing in my class.These lessons are provided on GOOGLE CLASSROOM for distance learning as well as the original, printable PDF, format. Please view the preview for samples!WHAT’S INC

Writing Realistic Fiction Writer’s Workshop Unit (Grades 1-2)

This realistic fiction writing unit is so much fun for your first and second graders!Looking for more writing resources?! You can find ALL my writing resources for a fraction of the price here in my FIRST GRADE WRITING – EVERGROWING BUNDLE!This unit has students digging deeper into the writer’s workshop process as they expand on characters, add problems and solutions, and come up with satisfying endings to their stories!In this unit:How to get started: background and preparationIn my classroomDa

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Good riddles rely upon creative use of metaphor, simile, and metonymy; concrete imagery; and imaginative presentation and description of an object

Studies have shown that the think-aloud strategy improves reading comprehension on tests.

Wordless picture books offer a wonderful foundation for creative writing. Often, students struggle with ideas and topics for writing.

Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun.

Use this graphic organizer to develop a persuasive stance for an essay, speech, poster, or any type of assignment that incorporates persuasion.