Using a Writer's Notebook, Grades 5-6

Using a Writer's Notebook, Grades 5-6

Standards-based lessons support the traits of good writing while encouraging students to create and maintain a Writers Notebooka collection of cherished memories, stimulating conversations, thought-provoking ideas, colorful phrases, and helpful tips.

A Writer's Notebook

Unlocking the Writer within You

A Writer's Notebook

Tap into your inner writer with this book of practical advice by the bestselling author of How Writers Work and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding. Writers are just like everyone else—except for one big difference. Most people go through life experiencing daily thoughts and feelings, noticing and observing the world around them. But writers record these thoughts and observations. They react. And they need a special place to record those reactions. Perfect for classrooms, A Writer’s Notebook gives budding writers a place to keep track of all the little things they notice every day. Young writers will love these useful tips for how to use notes and jottings to create stories and poems of their own.

Using a Writer's Notebook, Grades 3-4

Using a Writer's Notebook, Grades 3-4

Standards-based lessons support the traits of good writing while encouraging students to create and maintain a Writers Notebooka collection of cherished memories, stimulating conversations, thought-provoking ideas, colorful phrases, and helpful tips.

Writing, Grades 5 - 6

Writing, Grades 5 - 6

Write on! Write with students in grades 5–6 using Skill Builders: Writing. The exercises in this 80-page book ensure that students master skills before progressing. Entertaining and interactive activities with eye-catching graphics make learning and reviewing fun and effective. The book is a great tool for keeping students current during the school year or preparing them during the summer for the grade ahead. The book supports NCTE standards and aligns with national standards.

Memorable Characters... Magnificent Stories

10 Mini-Lessons on Crafting Lively Characters - The Key to Great Student Story Writing, Grades 3-6

Memorable Characters... Magnificent Stories

Collects mini-lessons, planning sheets, and activities to assist students develop distinct characters in their writing.

Reader's Notebook (5 Pack)

Reader's Notebook (5 Pack)

View the Independent Writing Within, Beyond and About Texts Webinar Now there are three distinct Reader's Notebooks to help students grades K through 8 become better readers through writing. New! Reader's Notebook: Primary (recommended for Grades K-2) Reader's Notebook (recommended for Grades 2-4) Reader's Notebook: Advanced (recommended for Grades 4-8) Here's an engaging way to improve your students' reading comprehension and to encourage them to write their thoughts about what they've read. It is also an excellent assessment tool for documenting reading achievement over time in a reading workshop that includes independent reading, guided reading, and genre study. Fountas & Pinnell Reader's Notebooks are 8x10 spiral notebooks, similar to what students use every day, but specially designed to promote reflection and dialogue about reading. As described in the authors' best-selling Guiding Readers and Writers, Grades 3-6, the Reader's Notebook is practical and easy to use. In it, students transform traditional book reports into active dialogues. The notebook becomes a personal storehouse of students' thoughts and feelings and a place to access them for later review, reflection, and sharing. It is also a way for teachers to systematically assess students' responses to the texts they are reading independently. Used throughout the academic year, the notebook serves as a continual record of one reader's book list, interests and reading responses. Students may write in longhand, make charts or quick sketches, or glue in their writings produced on the computer. The Reader's Notebook also contains many different resources for writing about reading. It is organized into easy-to-use, color-coded tabbed sections. The Reader's Notebook is also available in 25 packs

Guiding Readers and Writers, Grades 3-6

Teaching Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy

Guiding Readers and Writers, Grades 3-6

Describes what is necessary to have a quality literacy program in the upper elementary grades.

Milliken's Complete Book of Reading and Writing Reproducibles - Grades 5-6

Over 110 Activities for Today's Differentiated Classroom

Milliken's Complete Book of Reading and Writing Reproducibles - Grades 5-6

This activity book of over 110 ready-to-use, reproducible pencil-to-paper worksheets are ideal for enrichment or for use as reinforcement. Perfect for use at school or as homework, they feature basic written and English skills including comprehension, letter blends, vowels, rhyming words, and creative writing.

Writing the Four-Blocks® Way, Grades K - 6

The Four-Blocks® Literacy Model Book Series

Writing the Four-Blocks® Way, Grades K - 6

Write on! Writing the Four-Blocks(R) Way gives teachers of grades K–6 a glimpse into writing classrooms throughout the school year. This resource includes ideas for setting up a writing classroom, motivating students to write and keep writing, teaching reading through writing, supporting struggling writers, and teaching different genres. This 240-page book supports the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model and features lessons on editing, revising, sharing, and publishing.

Strategies for Implementing Writer's Workshop

Strategies for Implementing Writer's Workshop

Strategies for Implementing Writer's Workshop is as research-based, easy-to-use resource that includes all the tools needed to create a successful Writer's Workshop and enhance student writing. Teachers will learn classroom-tested techniques and engaging instructional approaches to support all levels of writers. This resource provides sample mini lessons, activities, classroom snapshots, student resources, and more. Lesson plans are tailored to these specific grade spans: K-2, 3-5, 6-8.