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Grades 2-5: Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger – Session 36

Mrs. Blumberg's Anchor Chart Hi Writers, This weekend I watched lots of teaching videos. I love the way Mrs. B teaches kids how to write a letter to their future self. I'll be working on my letter this week and sharing my thoughts with you. https://youtu.be/0hlsrzcYvGQ I hope you share your letters or whatever writing… Continue reading Grades 2-5: Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger – Session 36

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K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 8

Hi Writers, Let's learn how to say more when we write so that our readers will enjoy our writing even more. I hope this video makes you smile and helps you make something today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFuCxiMdY4w So many kids are sharing their writing with their teachers and adding it to our Padlet Board. I hope you… Continue reading K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 8

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K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 7

Hi Writers, Let's learn a new way to think of a writing idea. Remember, if you know what to write, please write it. If you don't, you can try one of the strategies we learned or the strategy I teach today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnmY2YyLb-k Don't forget to share your writing with your teacher. If you would like… Continue reading K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 7

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Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 35 – Editing Choice Board

Hoppy ran across a stream and couldn't get back. Good thing my daughter was happy to go across and carry him back. Hi Writers, I created an editing choice board to help you make your writing the best it can be. To give it a try, watch my video and then click on the boxes… Continue reading Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 35 – Editing Choice Board

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Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 34

Hi Writers, Thanks to my friend, Mrs. Shepherd, I learned how to make choice boards on Google Slides. To give you more choices as writers, I created a revision choice board. This board is interactive and you can choose what you want to learn. I can't wait to hear how you revise your writing. https://youtu.be/voZ_E4jLf8I… Continue reading Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 34

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Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 33

Hi Writers, Tessa, a fifth-grader, is writing moments from her life to capture this unique time in history. We can learn so much from other writers. I hope you find craft moves to try after reading Tessa's writing. I certainly did. https://youtu.be/GBO2d0czuSs Every day when I open our Padlet board, I smile. There are so… Continue reading Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 33

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Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 32

Hi Writers, It is a BIG day at writing camp. Hoppy and Ranger get to watch a video of Alessandra teaching her cat Dusty to perform tricks. Then you will see how Alessandra uses her knowledge of vowel sounds to spell - WOW! I can't wait to hear what you think. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9doBS1DGGQc Alessandra's letter to… Continue reading Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 32

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Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 30

Hi Writers, It's a special day at writing camp because we have a guest teacher. Today, Mrs. Blumberg (Mrs. B.) will explain how to keep a journal while we are staying inside to record this unusual time in our lives. https://youtu.be/7X2mZQ9W7tI Max created a poem to capture his feelings This student shared his disappointments about… Continue reading Grades 2-5 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 30

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 28 (Grades 2-5)

Hi Writers, Today I will show you how to write a few endings to the letters you are writing. If you are not writing a letter, don't worry. This video can help you create an effective ending to any writing project. https://youtu.be/qtYMJAlU0V4 I can't wait to see what you create this week. If you want… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 28 (Grades 2-5)

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K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 2

Hi Writers, Look at all the writing and drawing students are working on while they are at home. Today, let's learn how to say our writing aloud before we write it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcElJMfCxlA You can add your writing to our Padlet board and I will write back to you. I can't wait to see what you… Continue reading K/1 Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 2

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News from Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger

Many educators have asked for writing camp lessons geared to students in Kindergarten and First Grade. To help out, I will post Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger lessons for our youngest writers on Thursdays and Fridays. Writing Camp geared towards students in grades 2-5 will continue on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Thank you for… Continue reading News from Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 24

Hoppy loves to take a nap on Ranger's head, and Ranger doesn't seem to mind. Hi Writers, Today I will show you what happened when I didn't reread my writing, and we will learn how to create a personal editing checklist. https://youtu.be/GLWI7RVV5g8 Thank you to all the kids who added their writing to our Padlet Board.… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 24

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Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 16

Hi Writers, I just watched Kate DiCamillo's writing lesson and I thought it was perfect for all of you. Here are Hoppy and Ranger to tell you a bit about it. https://youtu.be/NFR36Uaz-FQ https://youtu.be/oCPRdZ7R3RM I can’t wait to see what you make today. If you want to share your writing, please add it to our Padlet Board.… Continue reading Writing Camp with Hoppy and Ranger: Session 16