Daily writing journal with sentence starter. Each day students are given a sentence starter that connects to the topics/essential questions for the units in the 1st grade Reading Wonders program. I use this in my own classroom as morning work. It can be easily printed, copied, triple hole punched, and put into a three prong folder.
to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.