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Primary Teachers' Group

This group receives special notice whenever a new lesson or resource (appropriate for grades K-2) is posted at WritingFix.

Website: http://writingfix.com/traits_primary.htm
Members: 223
Latest Activity: Nov 2, 2016

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Share a technique for teaching young writers to select the best details! 1 Reply

"Paint a picture on your reader's mind" is an interesting instruction for young writers.  Maybe a little abstract for them,…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison. Last reply by lois fisher Nov 17, 2012.

Share brainstorming ideas for expository writing!

Our Common Core State Standards have "Writing Standards,"  which require us to teach students to make high-qulaity choices…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 26, 2011.

Share brainstorming ideas for sensory details!

Our Common Core State Standards have "Writing Standards,"  which require us to teach students to make high-qulaity choices…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 26, 2011.

Share a way you teach students to understand antonyms and prepositions!

Our Common Core State Standards have "Language Standards,"  which require us to teach grammatical terms like antonyms and…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 8, 2011.

Share a technique you use to build imaginative thinking skills!

The early years are the best years for developing creativity skills  from student writers.  Confidence with one's imagination…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 8, 2011.

Share a technique for developing simple plots with young writers!

Once younger students learn…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 6, 2011.

Share an activity for building better verb use from young writers!

Once younger students learn to play with verbs, their written voices start really taking shape.  Verbs truly are the engines…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 5, 2011.

Share an activity for teaching better use of nouns!

Nouns are safety nets for our littlest writers, and they help students develop sentences; you can't have a sentence without a…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 5, 2011.

Share an activity for teaching better use of adjectives!

Adjectives can be hard for little writers.  They can either over-use the same, vague adjectives, or they use too many…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison Apr 5, 2011.

Share you favorite Mentor Text for Primary Writing! 3 Replies

In Northern Nevada, we believe the best writing lessons are inspired by great mentor texts. All of the lessons posted at our Primary Writing Webpage (…Continue

Started by Corbett Harrison. Last reply by Bonnie Tamasitis Sep 27, 2010.

 

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