Weekly writing has never been easier and more fun!
How do students become better writers?
By practicing and writing a lot, of course! The writing doesn’t always have to be perfect or in essay format… It’s best practice to encourage kids to do a wide variety of writing, including letters, paragraphs, Top 10 Lists, and so on.
Are the writing assignments applicable to all students and regions?
I purposely created these choice boards to be fun and welcoming to both genders, all religions, races, ethnicities, locations, and etc. Your students are certain to find interesting writing topics on each weekly board.
How should I use these boards in my classroom?
I have used these boards successfully as homework, morning work, and class work. My favorite way to use these boards is in a homework capacity. I hand out the weekly board on Monday and it is due on Friday with three assignments completed.
Why should I give students choices in their writing assignments?
Giving students choices helps them to feel empowered and excited about writing. When students write about what interests them, their writing improves immensely.
How many assignments should students complete weekly?
I require my students to complete three assignments weekly. Use your professional judgment to decide how many assignments your students should complete. These writing choices will perfectly complement your in-class writing work.
How are the choice boards arranged in this resource?
I included four choice boards for each of the 12 months. I put the month names in small letters at the bottom. You can absolutely hand these out in any order you choose. However, the clip art and some of the prompts are focused on certain times of the year.
Do you repeat the same prompts over and over?
No! There are a couple of repeating prompts that will appear once per month but that's it. I spent a lot of time and effort to create original, unique prompts on each choice board.
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