It’s the most wonderful time of the year – for kids to be motivated to write! Think back to when you were a kid. When did you pull out pencil and paper on your own initiative to write a letter? This is one of those ‘teachable moments’ – grab the enthusiasm while the getting’s good! (I’ve also got news of a TpT sale at the bottom of this post – with a promo code!)
Have you noticed that in the last few weeks of the school year, it gets a bit more challenging to motivate kids write? Summer is an ideal time for making plans and getting kids involved in making lists. Enjoy this storybook lesson and two #WritingForRealPurposes freebies!
Hello my friends. I’ve got a triple surprise for you today, with a Swap Meet, Giveaway AND Guest Post by friend, mentor and first grade teacher, Amber Rausch of First Grade Diva Creations! You’re in for a real treat. Enjoy the ride!
Does your child like to role-play? The good news is that there are a lot of opportunities for reading and writing practice through play – and here are examples and links to some (deceptive) templates to aid in the fun!