Writing for third graders...help!
Our writing program is really weak at our school. Does anyone have good resources or ideas for teaching writing to third graders? I have to start the year with making sure they know what a sentence is because many don't understand the concept. They simply know it starts with a capital and ends with a period. I have to get them from there to multiple paragraphs by the end of the year!
I do well with expository writing, but personal narratives and fictional narratives (especially using dialogue) are difficult for me to break down and teach. At suggestions would be great!
- English Language Arts