Are you tired of buying composition notebooks every year? Do your kiddos not write in an organized manner? Do you feel like pulling out your hair when you try to check for accountability? If so, this little packet is meant for your classroom!
→Simply make copies of the materials provided monthly, staple or bind together, and watch your students become writers!
→When the month is finished, slip the reading journal into your kiddos portfolios to use at conferences and for assessment throughout the year!
Included in this unit
•Monthly cover pages
•August: bus, school
•October: fall themed with pumpkins
•December: Christmas tree with gifts
•January: Snowman with snowflakes
•February: Valentines Day
•March: St. Patrick's Day
•April: Bunny/Easter themed
•May: May Flowers with butterfly & bee
•June: Under the sea
✔Each monthly page listed above is also included with the title, "My Reading Response Journal.
✔6 covers are provided with kids clip-art
✔Table of contents page (a few choices): Students will record the date and title of book that they wrote about daily. This will allow you to easily check for accountability.
✔Starters: Provides prompts/sentence stems for stuck writers. Space is provided to add additional ideas.
✔I can write about: Gives ideas for struggling writers. Space is provided to add additional ideas.
✔Writing sheets: I have provided many different formats of writing sheets in primary and intermediate lines. Space is provided for students to illustrate their writing on most sheets, but not all. Students will record the date and story they are writing about on each sheet.