Build Students’ Verb Choice

Build Students’ Verb Choice

Kristina Smekens is convinced that stronger verbs produce stronger writing, which produces higher test scores. Work this winter to build your students’ verb choice. Not just their word choice–their verb choice! 1. Collect lists of “Great Verbs We...
Focus on Action Verbs

Focus on Action Verbs

Learning Center Subscribe to Ask Smekens Filter by Category: All Reading Reader's Workshop Management Comprehension Planning Comprehension Lessons Standardized Reading Assessments Text Selection Annotating & Note-Taking Writing About Reading Literacy Stations...