5 Ways to use Writing Prompts with Pictures




Check out this informative post on using writing prompts with pictures in your classroom! Picture writing prompts are a fun way to teach your students all kinds of writing Check it out and grab your freebies!


Teaching writing can be difficult, but today I am going to share with you five fun ways to use writing prompts with pictures to enhance your writing instruction!
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Back to School 2020-2021: 5 Things I am doing to get started!

Cover image with text: Back to School 2020-2021

Well, now we know the plan for going back to school in 2020.  Read on to see what is happening in my neck of the woods!

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Back to School 2020



Back to School 2020? What I am doing to plan ahead for the 2020-2021 school year.


Wow.  I really am not sure how to start this post. But, here we go.  
In my experience, teachers by nature are planners.
I usually spend a large chunk of my summer vacation making plans for the next school year.
As of right now, our school district does not have an opening plan in place.
I am really glad that they are taking their time.  I am really glad that there are several (a lot) of teachers on the reopening committee.  But I am really nervous about what this coming school year is going to entail.
Read on for things that I can do while waiting to hear what this year is going to be like.

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Tales from the Distance...


Teacher at computer with Text

Such strange times we are living in.  As I write this post, I am still in quarantine, but the state is slowly starting to reopen.  I am in an area with more cases of COVID-19, so we will be a week behind the rest of the state.  The last day that I was in school with my students was Friday, March 13, 2020. Our school year is winding down, with only a few days left of school...

Writing Journal Ideas for Elementary Students Part 2

Writing Journal Ideas for Elementary Students Part 2: Different types of journals to use with your students.  Freebie!

I LOVE using Writing Journals with my students.  So much, that I am doing a blog series about Writing Journal Ideas for Elementary Students!  Welcome to Part 2!  If you missed Part 1, you can find it HERE!
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