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How to HELP kids…WRITE! Freebie,too!

Writing in First grade.

Common Core Standards DEFINE 
what writing will LOOK like in Grade one.

Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

 A lot for firsties who are learning
 to read AND write.

We “JUMP” in!  🙂

We start with

Much easier to write about yourself, than others.

My kiddos are just beginning to understand LANGUAGE.


A LOT FOR A 7 year old!


We TALK.. A LOT!  
We share our ideas.  
We draw. We draw some more.
 We chart ideas. 
We sound out words ( the best we can ). 

We share. We edit. 
We write more. 
And we FIX IT!

Is it perfect?  NO!

Is it OK?


Writing is a process. 
It takes TIME!
And practice.
 And MORE practice!

I want my kiddos to WANT to write.
Not for ME…for themselves!

The LOVE of writing is a GIFT!

Give them a GIFT!

Need HELP with resources, ideas, & planning?

Here are some helpful ideas:

My kiddos use these writing pages
 to SUPPORT their writing.

We use VOCABULARY BANNERS for Language / Spelling Support.

To help YOU get started..

for YOU! 🙂

Give them a GIFT! 

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