This is a project I've done where students research a baseball player from the Hall of Fame after we read chapters from the book We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson. Students pick a player from the story and research
Here are 20 writing prompts for students to respond to either as centers or as journal entries. I use writing prompts like these for students to respond to in their journals as they come into the classroom in the morning.
I use these steps with my fourth grade students when writing opinion/persuasive essays. It lays out nicely the steps they need to complete as well as examples that are color-coded. In addition, I use burger paragraph graphic organizers that they