Interactive notebooks can be very beneficial for students in your classroom. They can not only anchor the student’s learning, but make learning more engaging. Students can use this reference to go back and refer to the lessons that you have taught throughout the year.
Included in this document you will have sample anchor charts that you can use for you can use for your classroom and students can have for their notebook. Along with each lesson are graphic organizers and foldables that can be used for any text that you are using in your classroom.
This notebook is completely aligned to the 5th grade Writing and Conventions TEKS and cover the following lessons:
Why Writers Write
Narrative vs. Expository
The Writing Process
Planning Your Writing
Irregular and Active Verbs
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
Greek and Latin Suffixes
Greek and Latin Roots
There are also organizational tools for your notebook, such as notebook label, table of contents, divider pages and tabs.
Students will need:
a composition notebook
crayons, markers, or map pencils