Author's Chair

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Sandra Naufal
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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27 pages
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My students felt so special with the various forms of "author" recognition! The certificates were a big hit as well.


This is a great way to celebrate sharing a piece of writing. It is considered a culminating task in the writing process. Students will gain positive feedback from students’ peers. This is a great way:

 To develop ownership of a piece of writing

 To develop learning skills that involve collaboration

 To develop peer editing skills

 To ensure motivation

 To develop active listening skills as an audience

 To reflect upon student work

This starter kit includes everything needed to make the Author's Chair part of your writing workshop. Included are a sign, sample criteria, feedback charts (2 varieties for oral responses), a rubric, an Award, "Author of the Day" tags, a sign-up sheet, friendly reminder note and bulletin board letters to spell "Amazing Authors" in a pencil theme.

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