It is often difficult to see where each student is at especially in the writing process. I created this chart that I use in my own room as a quick reference to determine where students are at. You can call attention to students who are still at brainstorming or use it call back students who are ready to conference with the teacher.
*Writing Process Title
I also included a cute little cutout for pencil cans. This way your students will not constantly be sharpening pencils during writing/class. They just trade.
Print out, laminate, hole punch once on each side and connect using binder rings.