This Primary Writing Journal gives you prompts and guidance sheets for 9 weeks of writing. It is focused on the genre of opinion writing and is geared for Kindergarten, first grade and second grade. This journal goes through the entire writing process of brainstorming, drafting, revising and editing. It also provides forms for peer conferencing and teacher led conferencing for each writing prompt. After completing all 9 writing pieces, the students will choose a prize piece to publish. This allows students to get indepth practice into the genre of opinion writing, while getting teacher commentary all along the process.
Included in this resource are:
- 9 grading rubrics
- 9 brainstorming maps
- 9 two page drafting sections
- 9 revising and editing checklists
- 1 set of guidelines for publishing
- 1 phonics guidance sheet with picture clues for letter sounds (NEW)
- 1 sight words guidance sheet to help students spell common words (NEW)
This is a one stop shop for writing for opinion articles with primary grade students. As a teacher, simply print, copy, and staple this journal together and you have your entire nine weeks of writing covered.
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Primary Writing Journals
Intermediate Writing Journals
Informational or Expository Writing
Response to Literature Writing
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