Tag Archives: first grade

Games for Students to Help Build Comprehension : Teaching With Games

Games for Students to Help Build Comprehension : Teaching With Games

Subscribe Now: Watch More: Certain games are great for helping your students build upon their existing reading comprehension. Find out about games for students to help build comprehension with help from an experienced teacher in this free video clip. Expert: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster Bio: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster has successfully improved the reading and writing skills of fifth-through-eighth grade, inner-city youths for six years. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz Series Description: Being a teacher doesn’t… Read Article →

🐨 Kids Book Read Aloud: KOALA LOU by Mem Fox and Pamela Lofts

🐨 Kids Book Read Aloud: KOALA LOU by Mem Fox and Pamela Lofts

Koala Lou used to get all of her mother’s love and attention until her younger siblings came along! Now her mother is so busy she forgets to tell her how much she loves her. Koala Lou thinks if she does something absolutely amazing, she’ll hear those loving words from her mother once again. Let’s see what idea she comes up with as we read together! KOALA LOU Written by Mem… Read Article →

Editing Writing for Kids! |First and Second Grade|

Editing Writing for Kids! |First and Second Grade|

In this movie, we learn about how to edit our writing! We look at grammar, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation. TEACHERS! For accompanying writing resources, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? I’ve listed my favorites on Amazon! editing your writing what is editing editing is fixing the mistakes in our writing we can fix grammar spelling capitalization and punctuation here's an informational writing I've been working on… Read Article →

Informational Writing for Kids- Episode 2: Brainstorming & Choosing a Topic

Informational Writing for Kids- Episode 2: Brainstorming & Choosing a Topic

Now that I know what Informational Writing is, I’m ready to choose my own topic! In this episode I will brainstorm and then find the best topic by thinking about these questions: “What do I know a lot about?” “Who is my audience?” “What am I interested in?” Check out episode 3 to see how I make a plan for my writing! TEACHERS! For accompanying resources, check out my TPT… Read Article →

How to Write an Imaginative Narrative for Kids |Episode 4: Writing an Introduction|

How to Write an Imaginative Narrative for Kids |Episode 4: Writing an Introduction|

This video will teach students how to write an introduction (or exposition) for a fantasy story! We will learn how to hook the reader and then introduce the characters and setting as well as set the mood the the story. TEACHERS! For accompanying writing resources, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? I’ve listed my favorites on Amazon! how to write an imaginative narrative for kids episode… Read Article →

How-To Writing For Kids | Episode 1 | Brainstorming

How-To Writing For Kids | Episode 1 | Brainstorming

This series will teach you all about writing how-to, or procedural, writing. The first step is to brainstorm your ideas! TEACHERS! For an accompanying resource, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? I’ve listed my favorites on Amazon! how to writing episode 1 brainstorming so what is how to writing it's just what it sounds like you write to teach someone how to do something so how… Read Article →

STORYTELLING GAMES | CREATIVE WRITING

STORYTELLING GAMES | CREATIVE WRITING

Do you struggle with getting your kids to write? Why not try these educational games to inspire creative storytelling. I struggled with […] Continue reading here: Share pics of your projects with me! hi everybody today I want to share with you three games that encourage creative storytelling and if you have an older child then you can take that storytelling and turn it into a written story so the… Read Article →

Writing & Storytelling ACTIVITIES for KIDS

Writing & Storytelling ACTIVITIES for KIDS

I’m excited to share these ideas and inspirations for kids! I’m going to be working on these skills with my kids all summer. Let me know if you have some ideas for creative story telling and writing for young kids. Mine are in kindergarten and first grade and I’m excited to hear the stories they come up with this year. WHERE TO BUY (affiliate): NEW VIDEOS POSTED MON-WED-FRI *FIND ME… Read Article →

Writing a Personal Narrative: Brainstorming a Story for Kids

Writing a Personal Narrative: Brainstorming a Story for Kids

Are you ready to write a personal narrative? First you have to brainstorm some ideas! This video shows you how to think of topics for your narrative writing. TEACHERS! For accompanying resources, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? I’ve listed my favorites on Amazon! riding a personal narrative Episode one brainstorming do you know what a personal narrative is a personal narrative is a true story… Read Article →

How to Write an Imaginative Narrative for Kids |Episode 1: What is it?|

How to Write an Imaginative Narrative for Kids |Episode 1: What is it?|

This video will teach students how to write an imaginative narrative, or fantasy story! In Episode 1, we answer the question, “What is an imaginative narrative?” After learning about the characteristics of this genre, we’ll look at different books to determine if they are fantasy stories or not! TEACHERS! For accompanying writing resources, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? I’ve listed my favorites on Amazon! how… Read Article →