New Website to check out for writing: www.ttms.org


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Trying to motivate your Middle School and High Schoolers in writing try this website.http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/

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Cute Way to Remember the Parts of a Letter
(Sung to the tune of the Addams Family TV Show Theme)

The five parts of a letter
Are easy to remember
Heading, greeting, body,
Closing, signature

Parts of a letter (snap, snap)
Parts of a letter (snap, snap)
Parts of a letter, parts of a letter, parts of a letter.


Happy Friday, (snap snap)


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You can see that the six traits are listed at the top, forming "VOICES." Under each one, we put a reminder of the writing skill or strategy

plastic_sheet_cover.jpgPrintable worksheets put in clear plastic sheet protectors. Student can practice over and over.







Space_Man_WritingTo help students with spacing. A space man or woman.
Printable can be found at www.lovehugsandladybugs.blogspot.com

Free Preschool Alphabet Worksheets by

http://www.shirleys-preschool-activities.com/free-printable-preschool-worksheets.html

There are four sets of pattern and alphabet letter writing worksheets aimed at helping preschoolers develop writing skills.
Before you start, read this important article: Writing with the Left Hand - tips for teaching left-handers

1. Writing Pattern Worksheets
A set of 11 different pattern worksheets for children to trace and copy.

Free printable preschool writing pattern worksheets - click to download
Free printable preschool writing pattern worksheets - click to download

2. Emergent Writing & Alphabet Worksheets for Beginners

These worksheets contain patterns, emergent writing activities and large letters for beginner writers to trace.

Free Preschool Alphabet Worksheet for Beginners
Free Preschool Alphabet Worksheet for Beginners

Writing RubricsKindergarten example kinder_writing_rubric.jpg Second Grade examplewriting_rubric_example

Stretching a sentence: You could re-create this poster to help students write elaborative sentences.stretch_a_sentence.gifUsing Writer's Eyeswriter's_eye.PNG