New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)

New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
New Year's Resolutions Writing Activity (Grades 6-8)
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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5 MB|13 pages
Product Description
IF YOU”RE LOOKING FOR AN ENGAGING WRITING AND CHARACTER BUILDING ACTIVITY to use after your long deserved Christmas break, I’ve got you covered with this New Year’s Resolutions Writing Activity.  

YOUR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS AND SPED kids will write personal New Year’s resolutions for themselves, for their family and friends, for school, and for the world around them. It will help them to realize their personal goals, and to feel good about themselves after they’ve achieved them.

IN ADDITION, pre-writing, graphic organizers and directions for proof-reading with activities are included. If you’re concerned about grading, NO WORRIES, there's a grading rubric.

◈AS EDUCATORS, we know that writing can be tedious, time consuming and a great deal of effort for both you and the kids. Buuut, this resource will definitely make your life easier.

◈RESEARCH has shown◈ 
◈ It’s essential to set the purpose for writing because it influences
the decisions students make about style.
◈ Writing helps foster the imagination, artistic expression, clear
thinking and identity.
◈ Graphic organizers are visual tools that help children learn and
◈ Writing is a process, in addition to pre-writing, students need to
learn how to proof-read properly.
◈ Goal setting gives students a sense of purpose that can improve their
confidence and help build their self-esteem.
◈ Goal setting is a great motivator for kids because it helps to ensure
they achieve smaller goals on a regular basis.

What teachers are saying about this resource…
♥"Very Good resource." by Gwendolyn
♥"Nice resource. Can't wait to use! " by a Buyer

◈ This is what you’ll get ◈.
◈ Complete Lesson Plan
◈ Pre-Writing Activity
◈ Rough Draft Activity
◈ Proof-Reading
◈ Colorful & B/W Final Draft Page
◈ Grading Rubric
◈ Contact Information

Personally, I loved teaching ELA to my students. Believe it or not, I enjoyed reading their papers, they were so creative. It always amazed me to see the improvements they made from the beginning of the year, they amazed themselves too.

◈This bundle can be used for: ◈
✔ Middle School
✔ Upper Elementary
✔ Special Ed Classrooms

☻I want to help you inspire your students with engaging lessons that will excite, challenge and be remembered long after they've left your room.☻

This New Year's Resolutions resource is part of the bundle below☝
No Prep Winter Literacy & History Bundle (Grades 6-8)
Other teachers have purchased these resources that are also a part of the bundle.☝
Be My Valentine, History & Literacy No Prep Bundle Middle School 6-8
No Prep Martin Luther King Jr Literacy Activities Grades 4-8
President's Day Writing Prompts & Activities (Grades 6-8)

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Copyright©2016 Deann Marin (Socrates Lantern) All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher or classroom, or for an entire department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view, uploaded to school or district websites, distributed via email, or submitted to file sharing sites. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for single classroom and personal use only.

Total Pages
13 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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