This is a writing journal rubric. It is general enough that it can be used with any writing genre students are working on. It provides the guidelines as to what is expected of students when completing their journal entries in terms
This template is meant to help students organize their ideas for an information writing piece. It consists of three levels from top to bottom, labeled Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. The top box is meant for the main idea. The second level
Transitional words poster with a brief, kid friendly, explanation of how transitional words and phrases are used in writing. This poster reinforces the transitions used in the Lucy Calkins Units of Study. There are a variety of transition
Circular "Teacher's Assistant" button print-out. I print these out and either put them on a pin-button or laminate them and put them on a yarn lanyard. My students look forward to wearing them and being a helper.
The file includes two slides.
Classroom Management, Back to School, For All Subjects
I made this brochure to help parents understand how they can support their young writer, and the writing workshop, at home. This brochure focuses on narrative writing, and it includes a brief and simplified explanation on helping the writer, along
This is a fun, creative, activity where students can apply everything they've learned about biomes and create one of their own. It is a one month activity with one step to complete per day. This can be done in class or it can be assigned for
This lesson will help you integrate writing and technology by teaching students how to share a finished writing piece digitally by creating an audio file and a QR code. The QR code can then be printed and displayed on a bulletin board and listened
English Language Arts, Instructional Technology, Writing
4th, 5th, 6th
Lesson Plans (Individual), Multimedia, Internet Activities
This checklist is to help students self-edit and peer edit their writing pieces. It is general enough to be used with any writing genre. This checklist helps students edit for spelling, punctuation, capitalization, sentence structure, and