Generate writing ideas with the writers' backpack! An imaginary backpack that once on, never comes off! This is a fun way to get help students come up with writing ideas and the graphic organizer that's included is a way for students to keep track of their writing ideas throughout the year.
Lesson Essential Questions include:
#1 How can writers get ideas for their writing topics?
#2 How can writers keep track of their writing ideas?
-Two detailed writers workshop lessons following the architecture of the mini-lesson (connection, teach, active engagement, and link) including specific teacher language.
-Directions and tips for how to use these lessons.
-A class poster of writing ideas that you can add to during these lessons and throughout the year.
-A blank class poster of writing ideas so you can add ideas specific to your class.
-A blank graphic organizer that can be copied for students so they can record their own writing ideas throughout the year.
-A template of the backpack graphic organizer in case you want to make your own on chart paper/bulletin board paper instead of printing one in color or having the color copy enlarged.
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