Writing

Quick Tip to Teach Paraphrasing in Writing

Around this time of year, you may be in test prep mode and your students are getting antsy.  Plus it’s later in the year, so you need some engaging lessons to keep your kids writing.  We all know how important it is to keep your writing lessons engaging throughout the entire year, but it is especially true before and after spring break. 😉  Today, I’d like to share with you my favorite quick + easy strategy to teach students how…

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Writing

How to Teach Elaboration in Writing

–Does any of this sound familiar? If you're reading this post, I bet so.  When we say “add more details” – what exactly does that mean? Do you know? Do your…