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Amanda Patterson — Transition Words

Transition Words: Break this up into separate lessons and let students practice making sentences before expecting them to use in their writing.

Smiling in Second Grade: Best One Yet! And a Freebie!

Writing prompts for every day of the year - and then some! Over 300 writing prompts for your students! Good for morning work!


These writing anchor charts are great for Common Core writing assignments. Good to put in writing journals.

30 Day Writing Challenge. Would revise some of the prompts to use in high school but looks like a fun idea.

30 Day Writing Challenge: Unedited, free-flowing thoughts on the daily topic. Didn’t I already do this in the “Bullet Your Day” Challenge?

Like Kelly mentioned quite accurately last week, writing is like a muscle. Writing skills are gained through practice. Some professional writers recommend writing for at least 30 minutes every day ...

Monday Money: Springboards for Writing Practice

“How are you writing today?” (Use to show adverbs in action. Then have students come up with sixteen adverbs to modify another verb.