I use papers like these in my writing centers with my 1st graders. I got the idea from this blog http://thefirstgradejungle.blogspot.com/2012/01/oh-writing.html
Basically the students fill out the template paper then with their neatest handwriting re-write it on the writing paper I included at the end of the packet. There is also room on the top of the writing paper to illustrate the piece if desired.
This could easily be used with advanced Kinders and 2nd graders that are still having trouble producing writing pieces. I find that most students will produce much better independent writing pieces after practicing with these types of templates first.
I like how this helps students develop basic writing skills. I also like how this works on handwriting skills as well!
I hope you enjoy them.
I will post more if people like them.