Organizing Writer's Notebooks!

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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Thank you SO MUCH for previewing this product! After trying countless different ways to organize my writer’s notebooks over the past several years, I’ve created this kid-friendly format that my students LOVE! Inside my students’ writer’s notebooks, we keep the first 20-30 pages blank (front and back – this would be 40-60 pages if you count the front side as page 1, and the back side as page 2, etc.) These blank pages are used as a resource that students refer back to when they are writing independently. This product will give you activities to use with your students that will fill these blank pages!
Activities included in this unit are:
Rules for Writer’s Workshop *Template and Blank Form to Fill-In
Student Notebook Expectations
Writing Activity: The Story of My Name
Instructions, Organizers, Examples, Sign for Display
Writing Activity: Memory Bags! *Explanation & Note for Bags
Gathering Seed Ideas: Instructions & Headers
Places I’ve Been
Accidents
Things I Like to Do
Different Headers to Cut and Glue into Notebooks:
Character Traits *Explanation, Headers, & Example Page
Definition of Narrative Writing
Explanation of Informational/Expository Writing
Definition of Opinion/Persuasive Writing
Show, Don’t Tell Header & Examples
Hooks/Grabber Leads & Narrative Examples
Put Said to Bed & Example Page
Capitalization Rules Part 1
Capitalization Rules Part 2
Neat Nouns & Example Page
Singular & Plural Nouns & Example Page
Irregular Plural Nouns & Example Page
Popular Pronouns & Example Page
Possessive Pronouns & Example Page
Vivid Verbs & Example Page
Simple & Complete Subject with Examples
Simple & Complete Predicate with Examples
Amazing Adjectives & Example Page
Awesome Adverbs & Example Page
Prepositions & Example Page
Onomatopoeia & Example Page
Kinds of Sentences: Simple, Compound, & Complex
Types of Sentences (declarative, imperative, interrogative, excl.)
Transition Words
Writer’s Editing Form (for all genres)
It’s always helpful to create your own writer’s notebook “sample” to use with your students. I've included sample pages to help you with this!
I hope you enjoy the way I’ve organized my notebooks!
XXOO Samantha Carr
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64
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Organizing Writer's Notebooks!
Organizing Writer's Notebooks!
Organizing Writer's Notebooks!
Organizing Writer's Notebooks!