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Monday, June 27

The Top 3 Ways to Boost Your Students Writing Stamina Right Now

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What does your writers’ workshop look like during independent time? Do your students maintain a driven focus on their work? Or does your writers’ workshop writing time stare out strong and then fizzle into distractions and students doodling on their notebooks? The difference between a writers’ workshop with strongly focused writers and one where it all falls apart is one simple little word, stamina. Writing stamina is the sole difference between helping your students move mountains in their writing skills and barely making progress at all. Writing stamina is the key factor, the secret sauce to long-maintained writing blocks where students can hone in on their writing strategies and skills. So what is writing stamina and how do my students get it? Read more teacher friend and because I am about to share my top three tips for boosting your student's writing stamina right now!


Tip #1 in My Top 3 Ways to Boost Your Students Writing Stamina Right Now: Teach Writing Stamina.

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This tip is so simple that unfortunately, most teachers blast right past it. For your students to have writing stamina in their writers’ workshop, they must first know what writing stamina is. In the beginning weeks of the school year, when you are teaching writers’ workshop routines and procedures, take time to have writing stamina mini-lessons. Discuss writing stamina in-depth, and use active modeling, and posters to show writing stamina to your students. Show them what it looks like, sounds like, and feels like to have writing stamina in your class or grade level. This is an incredibly powerful step to boosting your student's writing stamina because simply put, how can they have writing stamina when they have never been taught, explicitly what writing stamina is? How can you jump and grab a bar that you cannot see? Take time and teach writing stamina to your students so they will know the goal that they are working towards.


Tip #2 in My Top 3 Ways to Boost Your Students Writing Stamina Right Now: Set a Class Writing Stamina Goal

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Positive peer pressure is a powerful thing. Why not use this power to your advantage? After teaching your students about writing stamina, set your first class-wide writing stamina goal. An example could be a goal to have each student in the class participate in focused writing for twenty minutes. Have a discussion with your students about a goal that they want to set and that you feel is appropriate and achievable for your group of learners. Once you have set the goal, put it up large and in charge on a writing stamina chart or poster. Hang your goal and the progress you make on the wall. Be sure to check in on it frequently and discuss the progress made with your students. When your class wide goal is met, be sure to celebrate! Reaching a class wide goal is a big deal and should be treated as such. Honor your students who have worked on their writing stamina and collaborate to raise the bar and set your next goal. You will build a community of writers who want a long and focused writing block this way and the impacts it will make on their writing skills will amaze you! You can use a digital timer like the ones HERE to project and help students stay focused while they are working towards their writing stamina goals.


Tip #3 in My Top 3 Ways to Boost Your Students Writing Stamina Right Now: Set Individual Goals.

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In the same way, you have a class wide and individual behavior management system, so should you too for writing goals. As teachers, we know that the key to tremendous student growth is to keep them inside of their zone of proximal development. If you have a student who cannot stay focused for ten minutes, the class goal of twenty will seem unachievable and defeating for them. Break this monster goal down into bite-sized pieces for them. Use visuals like bar graph charts where individual students can color in to track their progress and see the gains that they are making. Having individual writing stamina goals and conferences will not only help individual students to boost their writing stamina but your whole class's writing stamina collectively. You can use individual digital timers to help students track their writing stamina times and graph them. Soon they will start to see their writing stamina grow and their skills will improve as well.

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Writing stamina is crucial for all students. Writing stamina is the key to helping our students stay focused on their work and move mountains in their writing skills and craft. Are you looking for done-for-you writing stamina teaching resources? Explore the writing stamina charts, posters, data sheets, and more that I use by clicking THIS LINK NOW!

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Sunday, June 19

The 5 Best Tips for Setting up Your Writer's Notebooks This Year

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“I can’t find my story!” a student hollers while ripping crumpled papers from their desk and backpack. Raise your hand if this has ever happened during your writers’ workshop. If you are Like I used to be then you may have just finished a rockin’ mini-lesson and were ready to settle into your writing conferences when that one student, or several, have misplaced their work. Groan! Nothing derails a great writers’ workshop block like when a student has missing work. Well, I’m happy to share that I kissed those writers’ workshop nightmares goodbye the day I said hello to writer’s notebooks. Now I use those little blessings for every single writing unit that I teach, and guess what, no missing work! On top of that, my students reach incredible heights as writers. Honestly, from easy organization to more lightbulb moments, I could sing the praises of writer’s notebooks all day! Want to know the very best way to set up your writer’s notebooks for maximum success and impact with your students this year? Keep reading to explore my top 5 tips for setting up your writer’s notebooks this year.


Tip #1 of the 5 Best Tips for Setting up Your Writer's Notebooks This Year: Get Setup on the Right Foot


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Before we begin, let's chat about what on Earth a writer’s notebook even is. A writer’s notebook is an amazing writing tool that will house all of the writing materials your students will need for each writing unit (personal narrative, opinion, informational, and so on). These notebooks will hold onto everything that each one of your students needs to increase their vocabulary and craft as writers. But before we get too far into the components of a writer’s notebook, let’s discuss setup and storage. The first thing you need to decide when creating your writer’s notebooks is which format you are going to use to create them. You can use a three-ring binder, a composition notebook, or plastic binding combs. My personal favorites are three-ring binders and composition notebooks. Before you decide which system you are going to use, think about what is the most practical and easy for you and your students. Once you have weighed the pros and cons and chosen your format, you are ready to move on to storage. 


Do you remember at the beginning of this post when we chatted about students losing their work? That is something to consider when creating your writer’s notebooks. How will you store them? This will be entirely dependent on your organizational style in the classroom as well as the age of your learners. I have had years where I have my students store their journals in their desks, and then other years where I keep all journals in a big tub/ bin on the shelf at our writing center (CLICK HERE to learn all about how to set up your writing center). All options will work for writer’s notebook storage, just pick a plan and get ready to write!


Tip #2 of the 5 Best Tips for Setting up Your Writer's Notebooks This Year: Build a Growing Dictionary


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One of the key reasons that growing dictionaries are so impactful on your students is because of the growing dictionary section. This is the very first section in a writer’s notebook and it is the spot where students will improve their spelling and vocabulary every time that they open their notebooks to write. A growing dictionary is a place that lists many commonly used words in alphabetical order but also includes blank spaces for each letter. These spaces allow students to write in new words that they learn throughout the unit and want to use in their work or remember the spelling of. For example, I never wanted my students to simplify their word choice for a lack of spelling skills. I would always keep a sticky notepad on me and any time a student wanted to know the spelling of a word I would jot it down and hand them the sticky note. They were then responsible for writing that word down in their growing dictionary and spelling it correctly in their writing moving forward. I have to tell you, this simple trick improved my students' writing by leaps and bounds every single year! 


Tip #3 of the 5 Best Tips for Setting up Your Writer's Notebooks This Year: Use Graphic Organizers


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Graphic organizers are often a topic of debate. I hear some teachers say they only use graphic organizers as a differentiation tool for students who need additional support. Other teachers attempt to teach students to draw their own graphic organizers (if you have ever tried this, you are cringing with me right now). I am on the team of graphic organizers for everyone. You get a graphic organizer, and you get a graphic organizer. I am the number one fan of team graphic organizers because I see the amazing impacts they have with every single student that I teach. Your students that are below benchmark will thrive with the visual-spatial aspect as well as the breakdown of a challenging skill. Your reluctant writers will feel that the task is more appealing due to its engaging visual nature. Your benchmark and above benchmark writers will grow in their skills as writers because the graphic organizers will have them slow down and pause to put their best effort into each phase of the writing process instead of just blasting through and writing a subpar piece. So yes, when setting up my writer’s notebooks (or when my students are setting up their writer’s notebooks) we include graphic organizers for each and every part of the writing princess for each and every student. This is a game-changer in your writers’ workshop and writing notebooks! If you want to explore the graphic organizers that I use, CLICK THIS LINK.


Tip #4 of the 5 Best Tips for Setting up Your Writer's Notebooks This Year: Use Dividers


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A growing dictionary and amazing graphic organizers can only get you so far if your students lose track of their work. When setting up your writer’s notebooks, create a section for each important component and separate them with dividers. I create sections for a growing dictionary and each of the three stories/ writing pieces that we will write in each writing unit. Do not skip on the dividers! This is an amazing way to keep students' work organized and also for them to look back and see their growth from story one all the way through to the end of the unit with their final piece. 


Tip #5 of the 5 Best Tips for Setting up Your Writer's Notebooks This Year: Leave Space for Drafts, Editing, and Final Copies


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When you and your students are creating your writer’s notebooks be sure to leave room to work through the entire writing process. Use your writer’s notebook as a one-stop shop that will take your students from brainstorming all the way through final copies for each story section. When I set up writer’s notebooks with my students I help them count out extra pages that they will need for drafting and then pages for final copies with their editing checklist in between. The goal with writer’s notebooks is to help students push and grow throughout the entire writing process, so be sure to leave room between your dividers for drafting and all of the wonderful revisions they will work through before crafting their final copy at the end of their story section.


Well, teacher friend, you made it! You have now heard my 5 top tips for setting up your writer's notebooks. Writer’s notebooks were the ultimate game-changer in my writing workshop. If you want to explore the writer’s notebooks that I use and love then CLICK THIS LINK now.


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Tuesday, May 17

3 Tips to Increase Writing Skills with Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade

 


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Raise your hand if this sounds familiar to you; when informing students to take out their pencils for the writing block, you are met with groans. Honestly, I can not say that I blame our students for not being fan favorites of writing. Writing is hard and is a ginormous challenge for some of our kiddos. Many students lack the writing stamina and baseline writing skills to sustain a full writing block. So how do we as teachers help our students climb the writing mountain? I’ll tell you teacher friend the secret sauce is to use writing prompts for 3rd grade students. Want to know another secret? You can start easily using writing prompts for 3rd grade in your class right now and see a massive impact with your kiddos. Don’t believe me that the trick to squashing your students' writing class dread can be as simple as using writing prompts? Well, it is! Scroll down to read my top 3 tips to easily increase your students' writing skills using writing prompts for 3rd grade. 


Tip #1 to Increase Writing Skills with Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade: Set Writing Goals


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"If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else" Lawrence J. Peter. Goals are an essential key to great success. If we want our kiddos to reach great heights as writers and capture more lightbulb moments, then we must outline a clear path for them. Try setting a goal for your writers. You can set a goal as a class to increase your writing stamina. This is an excellent lesson in goal setting as well as providing your students the opportunity to set and reach a collective goal. Pro tip: using a big visual anchor chart is a stellar motivator! You can check out the writing stamina goal-setting tools that I use by clicking HERE

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Goal setting is an extremely powerful tool to help your students improve their writing skills. My favorite method for writing goal setting is using writing prompts for 3rd grade. Each month my students get a new monthly writing journal. This journal is filled with engaging writing prompts for 3rd grade students and a goal-setting page. Each student has different strengths and abilities. Some master writing dialogue quickly, and some struggle with basic sentence structure. Since each student's writing skills vary, so should their writing skills goals. Chat with your students about their amazing strengths as writers and areas in which they can grow. Write it down and get them set to work on reaching that goal. Have these powerful goal-setting conversations with your students, you will be truly amazed at the impact that it has on them! That is why I love using monthly writing journals filled with writing prompts for 3rd grade. It builds in a routine of hitting pause, checking in with my students, and setting or adjusting their writing goals. These goals help them create clear targets for where they want to be as writers. Each day when they open their writing prompts for 3rd grade writing journals, they see the goals that we set together and are reminded to keep working on them even if they are hard. If you want to explore the monthly writing journals and goal-setting pages that I use you can CLICK THIS LINK.


Tip #2 to Increase Writing Skills with Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade: Weave in Writing All Day

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When writing is a stand-alone block in your school day, it can easily get a big target on its back. Writing can be so challenging for our students and pinpointing all the writing focus at one time can easily build a dislike for writing as a subject. Why not try weaving in small writing activities throughout our day? When we incorporate writing into our daily routine in fun bite-sized activities, our students slowly learn to enjoy the subject without even noticing! If that isn't a big enough win, you can rest easy knowing that weaving in additional writing activities throughout your day will dramatically increase your students' writing skills. You can start incorporating writing in exit tickets, silly story brain breaks, and morning meeting activities too! There are countless ways to build little writing skills boosters into your tight schedule with ease. Let’s take a look at morning meeting as an example. You can use no-prep writing prompts for 3rd grade as an easy morning meeting activity each day! For example try using the “would you rather,” writing prompts for 3rd grade to boost opinion writing skills. You can have each student write down their three reasons for a would you rather prompt on a notecard. Then have students buddy up with someone with the opposite opinion as theirs for a quick share and debate. Another way you can use no-prep writing prompts for 3rd grade as a morning meeting activity is to use a writing prompt as a discussion question. Then use that same writing prompt for 3rd grade during your writing block for your quick write activity. Writer's block or brain freeze is something so many students face every day during quick write time. When you verbally discuss a topic in morning meeting, you are priming the pump for students to expand their thinking on the subject when it is time to put pencil to paper and share their thoughts. I love using writing prompts for 3rd grade in this way because it is a seamless differentiation strategy that allows all of your students to be massively successful during writing block warm-ups! When students are not worrying about what to write anymore, they are free to focus on their craft and their writing goals, thus improving their writing skills in small ways every single day. Want to start using the writing prompts for 3rd grade that I use and weave in throughout my day? CLICK THIS LINK.


Tip #3 to Increase Writing Skills with Writing Prompts for 3rd Grade: Make Writing Fun, Not a Chore


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If we want to increase student writing skills? Make writing a fun and desirable task, not a chore! We have discussed that many students dislike writing because it is hard. That is true but many students also dislike writing because they find it boring. When our kiddos are disengaged in an activity or task, they put in the minimal effort required to get the task done and out of their way. That is the last thing we want to instill in our writers! To build a love of writing we need to spice up the seasoning and boost that engagement baby! The easiest way that I have found to boost writing engagement is to use what I like to call “got to talk about it,” writing prompts. When I ask my students to write about a superhero pumpkin and a dastardly farmer, or a treasure hunt with a secret map, or what they would do if they were principal for a day, they are simply bursting to share! When the writing topic is engaging, students want to write because it is their ticket to sharing their thoughts and ideas with others. I have a million and one things on my teacher-brain at all times, so I rely on engaging no-prep writing prompts for 3rd grade to save me in the engagement department. We use these writing prompts as writing warm-ups, skills practice, and exit ticket shares. When our kiddos enjoy what they are writing about they increase their efforts and work harder on showing and practicing their writing skills. I love using writing prompts for 3rd grade to get my students excited about writing and working harder on mastering their writing skills. If you want to explore my favorite engaging writing prompts you can CLICK THIS LINK now. You can also check out my other writing tip blog posts by clicking here.


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There are countless ways to use 3rd grade writing prompts to increase the writing skills of our students. I hope you enjoyed reading my top 3 favorite tips for increasing student writing skills using writing prompts for 3rd grade. Would you like to try a FREE sample of the no-prep writing prompts that I love so much? Then keep reading!




Are you ready to rock your writing workshop this year? I've got your back and the tools you need with my epic new writing workshop FREEBIE! This writing workshop includes everything you need to get your writing block rocking, rolling, and make a massive impact with your students! I would love to share my writing workshop checklist, posters, and 5 printable + Google Classroom ready writing prompt resource with you so you can try out the tips you just read about! Simply click the button below and download your FREE writing workshop resources now! 

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Friday, April 8

Teach Inferencing Like a Boss with Inferring Worksheets

Teaching inferencing can be a challenge. Honestly, when I first started teaching I found myself Googling, “what is an inference?” It took a good deal of trial and error and years working around the kidney table with my kiddos before I finally felt like I had figured inference instruction out. Targeted reading instruction is my favorite method of guided reading instruction. So how can you teach targeted inference skills? How can you help your kiddos master inferring understandings? Read more to learn how I teach reading inference skills with ease using inferring worksheets, videos, inferring anchor charts, and more.

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What is an Inference? 

When I first introduce the inferring concept to my students, I use video. I try to teach multiple intelligences as much as possible, so incorporating a technology component to an otherwise visual-auditory lesson is a plus. My favorite video to us when I teach inference is the Inferring video from Brain Pop Jr. You can explore that video by clicking HERE. I love this video because it does an excellent job of boiling down the inferring concept and using basic inferring examples that we can use as a stepping stone later in our lesson. 

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Using Inferring Anchor Charts:

Using visual tools to anchor student learning is a must-do. I love using colorful visuals like my inferring anchor chart when introducing and practicing inferring reading skills. I use the inferring anchor chart to break down how to infer, step by step. Once my students have a firm foundation for what an inference is, it is time to practice! I use inferring worksheets that pair with my inferring anchor chart to practice applying inference skills in texts. You can explore the inferring anchor chart and inferring worksheets that I use by clicking HERE.


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Using Inferring Worksheets:

After I demonstrate inferring and work through examples alongside my students, it is time for them to show their inferencing knowledge. I accomplish this through inferring worksheets. These worksheets are easy, engaging, and no prep. I love using inferring worksheets initially at the guided reading table, then as independent practice. Using inferring worksheets allows my students to demonstrate their inference knowledge and push their thinking by requiring them to provide text evidence to support their thinking. You can grab their inferring worksheets that I use FOR FREE by clicking HERE now.



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After my students are getting their groove with inference, I expand their opportunities to work on inferencing. I provide my students with a different inferring worksheet, an inference graphic organizer. This is a graphic organizer that allows my students to continue working on their inferencing skills inside the books that they are currently reading. If you want to explore the inferring worksheets/ graphic organizers that I use, click THIS LINK.

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Wednesday, March 9

3 Reasons Why I Love Writing Prompts For Spring

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The snow is melting, birds are returning, and writers are writing. Yes, that’s right. Every day my students work on their writing skills through the use of daily writing prompts. Since spring has sprung, it is time that we bust out our writing prompts for spring! I love allowing my students the opportunity to share their spring favorites in morning meetings and writing time through the use of my writing prompts for spring. From Spring holidays, Spring “would you rather” prompts, and more, the student engagement is up and pencils are moving when I switch over to our writing prompts for spring. Want to know what I’m a buzz about? Read more to explore how I use our writing prompts for Spring in my classroom now.



Writing Prompts for Spring- March

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March is time for Women's History month, leprechauns, and Spring fever! If your students are like mine, then that means they have a lot to talk about and a great desire to share about these events. Why not let your students use their voice inside of their writing prompts for Spring? I love using the St. Patrick’s Day writing prompts as we lead up to the lucky day. (Explore more St. Patrick’s Day activities by clicking HERE). Students can type or write on the worksheet when I use these writing prompts for Spring. The kiddos love the chance to write and share about leprechauns, luck, and all things green. I love the increased engagement that the seasonal writing prompts for spring bring into the classroom. If you want to explore the No-Prep March writing prompts for Spring that I use, click THIS LINK.


Writing Prompts for Spring- April

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April is time for gardening, poetry, and ugh rain! Because poetry is such an expressive writing exercise, I love to use the April poetry writing prompts for Spring. I find it fun to save the poetry writing prompts for Spring that my students complete and compile them into a Spring poetry booklet. Kiddos love being able to look back at their first poetry prompt and compare it to their last. You can use these writing prompts for Spring to have powerful conversations with your students about their growth as poets and writers. If you want to explore all of my April writing prompts for Spring, including the poetry prompts, then CLICK THIS LINK.


Writing Prompts for Spring- May

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May is the time to help students fine-tune the writing skills that they have learned all year long. I use May to teach and review target writing strategies such as proper use of dialogue, showing not telling skills, and more. This targeted skill instruction can be a bit dull for my students at times. During these lessons, I ramp up the student engagement by using writing prompts for Spring. The writing prompts for Spring that I use in May range from silly to mysterious, but they all have one thing in common, a must-share factor. When I designed the May writing prompts for Spring, I knew that I needed to include topics like buried treasure, Mother’s Day, chocolate chip cookie thieves to keep my students yearning to write and share. By using May writing prompts for Spring that peak my student’s interest, the student buy-in battle is easily won and I can focus my attention on helping my students flourish as writers. Want to use the May writing prompts for Spring that I use? Click HERE to explore the prompts now.


I hope you enjoyed hearing about how I use writing prompts for Spring in my classroom. Did you know that I have daily, NO PREP writing prompts for the whole year? CLICK HERE to explore my Year Long Writing Prompts now! Want to use daily writing prompts to help your students increase their writing skills? CLICK HERE to read my blog post all about it!

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There are countless ways to use writing prompts for spring to increase the writing skills of our students. I hope you enjoyed reading my top reasons that I love using writing prompts for spring with my students. Would you like to try a FREE sample of the no-prep writing prompts that I love so much?


Are you ready to rock your writing workshop this year? I've got your back and the tools you need with my epic new writing workshop FREEBIE! This writing workshop includes everything you need to get your writing block rocking, rolling, and make a massive impact with your students! I would love to share my writing workshop checklist, posters, and 5 printable + Google Classroom ready writing prompt resource with you so you can try out the tips you just read about! Simply click the button below and download your FREE writing workshop resources now! 

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Sunday, February 27

Top 4 Must-Do St. Patrick’s Day Worksheets and Activities

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Hey teachers! Can you believe that it is almost St. Patrick’s Day? That means that it is time for stories of magical little leprechauns, St Patrick’s Day worksheets, and a pinch of all things green. I love celebrating holidays in my classroom. And even though decorating the classroom or having a party is a blast, there just isn’t always time in the school day. So how can you still bring some St. Patrick’s Day fun to your students this year? With St. Patrick’s Day activities and St Patrick’s Day worksheets! Whether you share a read aloud about luck or use a St Patrick’s Day worksheet to help students spin a leprechaun tale, St Patrick’s Day in the classroom can be fun, seamless in your schedule, and no prep. Read more to explore all of my favorite St Patrick’s Day activities and St Patrick’s Day worksheets now!

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St Patrick’s Day Worksheets- Spelling Activities


Can you spell lucky? Because lucky is exactly how I feel when I pull my Editable March spelling activities out of my teacher bins. These spelling activities are not only great St Patrick’s Day worksheets for spelling practice but for the whole month of March! In the past, my students have had so much fun playing pin and write spelling activities, doing Shamrock St Patrick’s Day worksheets for spelling practice, and so much more! You can explore the editable March spelling activities that I use for St Patrick’s Day worksheets and spelling practice by clicking THIS LINK. 

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St Patrick’s Day Worksheets- Writing Prompts


Writing prompts are a daily tool inside my writer's workshop. We use them as warm-up activities or exit tickets. You can read more about how to use writing prompts to help your students boost their writing skills in my blog post, just CLICK HERE. When March comes around, I simply print (or assign on Google Classroom) a whole new set of themed prompts. These March writing prompts are the perfect St Patrick’s Day worksheet because St Patrick’s Day writing prompts are included. These writing prompts include topics like how to catch a leprechaun, defining what luck means to each student, snatching a leprechaun's pot of gold, and more! These St Patrick’s Day worksheets make awesome Morning Meeting activities too. Simply have students pair up to write their St Patrick’s Day story and then save time for a share. This St. Patrick’s Day activity makes for easy mornings that your students will love! If you want to explore the March writing prompts that I use for my writing St Patrick’s Day worksheets, click THIS LINK now.

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St Patrick’s Day Activities- St. Patrick’s Day Stories


If you follow me on social media, you know that read aloud time is one of my favorite parts of the school day. I love gathering my students together to share in the love of a good story! So, I wanted to share another one of my favorite St Patrick’s Day activities with you, read alouds! CLICK THIS LINK or the PHOTO below to explore my favorite St. Patrick’s Day stories now.

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St Patrick’s Day Activities- St. Patrick’s Day Project Based Learning

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Project based learning is my jam! When you can incorporate interdisciplinary learning and boost student engagement through the roof, my teacher heart just signs! You can learn all about Project Based Learning in my blog post, just click THIS LINK. I have found that project based learning is excellent to implement around holidays and before school breaks. During these times students are overflowing with energy and need a hands on, deep thinking project to keep them engaged and attending to their learning. This is exactly why I designed a St. Patrick’s Day Project Based Learning unit all about leprechauns! In this St Patrick’s Day activity pack, students are tasked with designing and building a leprechaun village. The St Patrick’s Day worksheets inside this unit guide students through their building and planning process, helping them stick to their budget as well as area restraints. These St Patrick’s Day worksheets also include math about their leprechaun village and writing prompts too. Trust me, your students will feel so lucky to participate in a St Patrick’s Day activity like this one. If you want to explore my St. Patrick’s Day Project Based Learning Unit, click THIS LINK now.


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I hope you enjoyed reading about my favorite St Patrick’s Day worksheets and St Patrick’s Day activities! Hopefully, these teaching tools and ideas will help you to bring a little four-leaf clover fun into your classroom this St. Patrick’s Day.