Do you struggle to keep up with writing feedback that is positive and timely? Providing students with feedback throughout the school year can be VERY time-consuming, and you might often feel like you are writing the same messages over and over again. This packet will provide you with help in two ways. Using 52 student-friendly message that focus on writing elements based on the Common Core standards, you can provide many ways to give POSITIVE feedback to highlight areas of improvement and the "good stuff" included on students' writing assignments.. These messages will give you great points of reference during conferencing. Also included is a scoring sheet that can be used on students' writing for weekly assessment prompts. You can use this scoring sheet throughout the year to highlight areas needing improvement. It give STUDENTS AND PARENTS the helpful information they need to keep going and growing as writers! COLOR and Black and White pages provided!