Mini-Lesson: Hearing End Marks

Mini-Lesson: Hearing End Marks

Mini-Lesson: Hearing End Marks This mini-lesson helps students learn how to listen for punctuation. Using passages without words, Kristina shows students how to listen for different punctuation marks. Duration: 12:41 | Grade 1
Mini-Lesson: Spacing Between Words

Mini-Lesson: Spacing Between Words

Mini-Lesson: Spacing Between Words This mini-lesson shows how important it is to include spaces between words. Using dominoes, Kristina shows students what happens if no space is left between dominoes—and words. Duration: 12:07 | Grade K
Mini-Lesson: Passing the Tower Test

Mini-Lesson: Passing the Tower Test

Mini-Lesson: Passing the Tower Test This mini-lesson demonstrates how to avoid writing run-on sentences. Using wooden blocks, Kristina shows students how a tower of blocks will fall if too many blocks are added–just like too many words might require more than...
Mini-Lesson: Show, Don’t Tell (Grade 2)

Mini-Lesson: Show, Don’t Tell (Grade 2)

Mini-Lesson: Show, Don’t Tell This mini-lesson challenges your writers to add details to show their feelings rather than telling their feelings. Using a magnifying glass, Kristina explains how to add close-up details to show feeling. Duration: 13:18 | Grade...
Mini-Lesson: Omitting “Really” & “Very”

Mini-Lesson: Omitting “Really” & “Very”

Mini-Lesson: Omitting “Really” & “Very” This mini-lesson encourages students to omit the words “really” and “very” from their writing. Using a toothpick and a spatula, Kristina explains how to replace those little...