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| Grades 1-3
Students flip through the pages in the three sections of this booklet to select a setting, a character, and a plot description. Then they put their pencils and imaginations in motion as they respond to their custom-made story starters.
| Grades 1
Strong writing skills help children soar! Clear, concise communication benefits kids throughout school and into adulthood. Guides students through the writing, proofreading, and editing process to create a strong foundation essential for school success.
| Grades K
| Grades 6
By Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. Explore all the essential components of a quality upper elementary literacy program with this resource. The authors offer indispensable suggestions for efficiently and effectively helping those readers and writers at the lower end of the continuum of progress advance to mastery. This resource also presents the basic structure of the language/literacy program within a framework that encompasses the building of community through language, word study, reading, writing, and the visual arts. 672 pages. Grades 3-6.
| Grades K-3
Save time and resources when you model sentences, paragraphs, outlines, paper headings, note-taking, and more on this reusable, giant-size version of student paper. Durable write-on/wipe-off surface features strong magnetic backing that sticks firmly to whiteboards. Measures 22"L x 28"H.
| Grades 1-6
Promote brainstorming in both creative storytelling and informative writing activities. With 36 prompts, foam cubes offer a variety of ideas for individual or group writing. Includes Activity Guide. Cubes measure 1 5/8".
| Grades 3-5
Standards-based lessons show how vocabulary words presented in context help students learn how to use them accurately in their speech and writing.
| Grades K-4
Help students develop story telling and oral language. Simply roll the dice and let the pictures guide students' imagination. Categories include: people, animals, food, places, transport, feelings, weather, actions, sports, objects. Includes 10 picture dice and carry sack.
| Grades 4-8
Looking for fun prompts to get your students writingTM Help is here! Your young writers will enjoy flipping through these pages to select a type of writing, an object the writing will be about, and a characteristic of that item. Together they create a starter that gives students valuable writing practice.
Students can create thousands of great writing starters as they flip through these pages to form fun, thought-provoking questions. Each combination is designed to give students' creative thinking skills, as well as their creative writing skills, a workout.
| Grades K-1
Students benefit from the tactile experience of these letters. Cards are coated with fine yellow sand to help students make the connection between the physical movement of forming letters and the actual letter shapes. Includes 26 sandpaper cards. Cards measure 4 5/16" x 2 3/4".
Once upon a time it was difficult for students to think up story ideas. Not anymore! The first section of this clever writing tool contains exciting quotations. The second section identifies interesting characters who might say the quotations. The last section contains situations in which the characters might say the quotations. Students select a page from each section to form an attention-grabbing sentence that will spark super story ideas.
By Rodney Martin. Martin's Junior Writers Guide meets the needs of writers in grades 3-5. From abbreviations to word histories, metaphors to text types, and everything in between, this resource clearly and simply explains writing concepts, styles, and processes with plenty of examples in a user-friendly, alphabetical format.
| Grades 6-8
| Grades PreK-1
Provides tactile and sensory stimulation, helps develop fine-motor skills, and encourages proper letter formation. Includes 2 sets; each comes with 4 colored Playfoam bricks and 13 double-sided cards. Students simply place their Playfoam on top of the letter card to practice making these shapes themselves. Cards measure 5" x 7".
Write-and-wipe strips for your whiteboard are already line ruled-a big time-saver! Hand them out separately to small groups for sentence building and writing activities. Then bring students together and place strips on the board in sequence, one above the other, for whole-class work. Ruled lines reinforce handwriting skills. Includes 6 long magnetic strips (24" x 3") and 3 short strips (8" x 3").
| Grades 3-4
Give Students a Special Place to Express and Record their Ideas. My Writing Journal An excellent resource for students in grades 1-4, this 7" x 9" journal features a colorful cover and 72 medium-ruled pages. Half of each left-hand page is unlined to allow room for students' art.
My Writing Journal Kit Includes 30 My Writing Journals; a storage tote; and a teacher resource book, Using a Writer's Notebook. Grades 3-4.
WhoTM WhatTM WhenTM WhereTM WhyTM Your students will have a great time answering these questions as they write articles to accompany the wacky headlines they create with this clever three-sectioned book.
Easily and quickly model handwriting, sentences, and stories on this reusable, large version of student paper. Durable write-on/wipe-off surface features strong magnetic backing that sticks firmly to whiteboards. Measures 28"L x 22"H.
Inspiring activities help students learn the "how to's" of language arts skills. Busy teachers appreciate the variety of activities, hands-on experiences, and independent learning opportunities presented in this book.
| Grades 2-5
Create instant learning centers. Create a learning center in seconds with this set of 48 cards. Task cards are designed for indepent use and include activiites for expository, narrative, persuasive, and descriptive writing. Each card features an illustration or example text to help students understand the task. The back of each card includes the Spanish translation making them a great tool for ELL students.
Create sentence cities with 9 durable part-of-speech buildings and 300 double-sided cards. Parts of speech include: noun, verb, adjective, pronoun, conjunction, article, preposition, adverb, and punctuation. Use many or just a few buildings to differentiate instruction. Buildings range in size from 2 1/2"L x 3"H to 2 1/2"L x 5 3/4"H. Includes Activity Guide. Ages 6+.
Support ELL Students' Vocabulary Acquisition through Transition. Support students' vocabulary development as they transition from intensive instruction in sheltered, bilingual, or dual-language classrooms. ELL Take-Home Resource Packs are perfect "graduation" gifts that make parents partners in their children's language growth and school success.
The Vocabulary Journal uses graphic organizers and systematic word analysis to improve everyday and academic vocabulary. Provides a build-your-own resource for writing application.Includes
age-appropriate Vocabulary Journals
additional reference resources
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