If you have English learners in your classroom this year, especially those who are in U.S. schools for the first time, this resource will help them build beginner vocabulary and get them writing right away. This resource contain writing prompts and scaffolds that will help your English learners write as they learn the English language, regardless of the students' first languages. There is also a template that can be used for content area classrooms. This resource encourages learner autonomy by allowing learners to build their own personal dictionaries as they learn, and provides them with opportunities to practice using the target vocabulary. In addition, this resource can be a tool for you to modify instruction and assessments for newcomers.