End of Year Writing Lesson: Writing for a purpose – Summer Lists!

Summer Lists - Storybook Lesson (with Printables!)

Have you noticed that in the last few weeks of the school year, it gets more challenging to motivate kids to write? Many seem to only have the energy and patience for tasks that have real purpose. And let's face it, kids are far more motivated to do … [Read More...]






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