Writing & Grammar

Motivate and engage your students to be the best writers they can be with the tips, resources, and strategies shared in these articles.

Check out these posts for writing strategies and resources!

  • Want to take a peek at how others teachers teach writing? This post details exactly how one teacher teaches writing in 5th grade using a writing workshop model.
  • This post shares practical and realistic tips to help teachers get students excited about writing and enjoying it. Must read for writing teachers!
  • FREE writing printables to use in interactive writing notebooks or in writing toolkits.
  • Writer’s workshop is the best way I have found to offer choice, increase engagement, and build writing stamina. Check out this post for the key writer’s workshop procedures to teach at the beginning of the year.
  • Looking for new engaging word work activities for your 4th and 5th graders? These FREE word work activities using Jenga will engage your students as they work with their spelling or word work lists.
  • FREE Word Study Activity for Upper Elementary! Read this post to learn about a word study activity that is perfect for 4th and 5th graders. Free printable to have your students complete the activity also included!

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Welcome friends! I’m Jennifer Findley: a teacher, mother, and avid reader. I believe that with the right resources, mindset, and strategies, all students can achieve at high levels and learn to love learning. My goal is to provide resources and strategies to inspire you and help make this belief a reality for your students. Learn more about me.