6th Grade Writing Scope & Sequence NOW Available!

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Hi, friends.  How is your summer going?  Hopefully you've had a little time to relax and enjoy some time with friends and family! On a side note, … [Continue reading]

7th Grade Writing Scope & Sequence

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Do you know someone who needs help implementing all of the wonderful strategies from Gretchen Bernabei?  Could that person be YOU? If you answered … [Continue reading]

FREE Resources From Me to YOU!


It's been awhile since I posted.  I've been so busy creating resources for my kiddos, that I've totally forgotten to blog about some of them and share … [Continue reading]

How to Add Topic and Concluding Sentences

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Do your kids struggle with adding sentences to an already written paper?  AKA...the revising portion of STAAR! I've put together a slide show that … [Continue reading]

Expository Writing with Quality Details

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Ever since TEA came out with the new STAAR Writing specs, people have been a little worried about this whole expository thing.  I'll admit it...I am, … [Continue reading]

Expository Samples – Our Favorite Time of Year

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Well, hello there!  I promised you that I would post more writing samples before the holidays...so I'm keeping up with my end of the bargain! As … [Continue reading]