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Fall and Thanksgiving word banks

Fall and Thanksgiving word banks

With fall in the air and Thanksgiving just around the corner, now’s the time to encourage seasonal and holiday-themed writing.

Spring word bank

Spring word bank

Motivate your kids to describe the season of spring with fresh new color and pizzazz!

A cat weighs in on word walls

Humphrey the Cat belongs to author Nancy I. Sanders. he has his own writing blog, Writing According to Humphrey, where he shares helpful writing tips. From time to time, I'll feature some of his articles here (with permission from Nancy, of course). Today we get to...

Christmas Word Bank, Part 2: Ho! Ho! Ho!

Last time, I gave you a Christmas word bank centered on the birth of Jesus and the traditional Christmas story. Now you can enjoy yet another holiday word bank (or several, when divided into categories), perfect for those jingle-jolly creative writing activities,...

Stumbling block #4 – Limited writing vocabulary

Stumbling block #4 – Limited writing vocabulary

For the past several weeks, we've been looking at writing issues that plague students and their parents. Writing isn't a one-size-fits-all subject, but certainly there are overarching principles that apply to many students and situations. In this series, 10 Stumbling...



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