Lucy calkins

Discover the transformative writing lessons of Lucy Calkins and take your writing skills to the next level. Explore top strategies and techniques to ignite your creativity and become a confident writer.
Anchor Charts, Humour, Reading, Lucy Calkins, Literary Analysis Essay, Literary Essay, Essay Writing, Best Essay Writing Service, Narrative Essay

Literary Essay We are just about to finish up our third writing unit from Teacher's College/Lucy Calkins, so I wanted to share how it went, what we did, what worked and what (definitely) did not work! This quarter we focused on writing Literary Essays, which, before working my way through this unit, I could not have explained to anyone! So, since I wasn't 100% sure what a Literary Essay was and I knew my students weren't either, we started by just reading a bunch of sample essays and…

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Beckett Christoffel
Lucy Calkins Units of Study- SURVEY TIME! Middle School Writing, Anchor Charts, Lucy Calkins, English, Personal Narrative Writing, 5th Grade Writing, Elementary Writing, Narrative Writing, Writing Strategies

This is going to be a super quick post! I use Lucy Calkins Units of Study to teach writing, and I love it! (In fact, I’ll have to write a separate post at another time outlining why I love it so much.) To make a long story short, I purchased both sets a few years …

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Kelsey Elliott
Strategies to use when researching a new topic Anchor Charts, Learning, Teaching, Help Teaching, Teaching Tools, Strategies, Research, Topics, Nonfiction

It's pretty awesome when I find my students getting up out of their seats to look more closely at an anchor chart to apply a strategy they learned. When charts are made to grab attention and really teach a skill, kids love to access these teaching tools frequently. Today I wanted to include tons of pictures of charts I have made that have really helped my students, specifically in ELA. From writing to literary elements to character conflict, you will find an abundance of chart ideas here. An

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Teachers Inspiring Students
Readers Workshop, Lucy Calkins, Second Grade Writing, 3rd Grade Writing, 2nd Grade Writing, Third Grade Writing, Elementary Education, 4th Grade Writing, First Grade Writing

I was excited and delighted when our school purchased the Lucy Calkins Units of study for us - so excited I posted a review on the blog that's been pretty popular, so I know y'all are pretty excited too. :) When we purchased the set, I was lucky enough to go to a workshop with Lucy. {Spoiler alert: it was amazing, I highly recommend it.} As a way to share our knowledge, my principal asked those of us who were part of the workshop to share our thoughts on implementing the Lucy Calkins…

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Evie Olive