Use this as practice or as weekly quizzes! I use it once a week as a quiz. However, I do give them several opportunities during the week to practice their editing skills before they are given this assessment. There are 37 quizzes along with
These can be used along with the Four Square Writing method. I changed the Narrative into boxes without lines because I allow my students to draw quick pictures of their story first before adding any words to their story. After they draw pictures,
Copy these in bright colored cardstock paper and attach them to crazy straws or "Pixy Stix" candies. Use either the page that has 4 balloons or the one that has two. It depends on the size you want. My students love them and they looked forward to
These are checklists for students to use after they have written their first draft. Students can also have a buddy check their papers and sign at the bottom. There are two different checklists, one for Expository and another one for Narrative.
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I created these "Star Words" to go along with the reading series we use from Houghton Mifflin. This pack goes with the first book (2.1). See my store for the pack that goes with the second book (2.2 stories). There is a page for every story.
Students can complete this booklet with Fiction or Nonfiction books. After completing this booklet students will:
*preview the book and write a prediction
*write the genre
*write the main idea
*write the author purpose
*write the sequence of
I created these "Star Words" to go along with the reading series we use from Houghton Mifflin. This pack goes with the second book (2.2). See my store for the pack that goes with the first book (2.1 stories). There is a page for every story. Each
This can be used after students complete their Behavior Charts or as an incentive for positive behavior. Instead of using individual coupons, students simply select the prize they like and turn it in to their teacher. Copy in cardstock using
Students select a character from a story, draw a picture of the character, list things that the character does and says, and then list the character traits based on the evidence they found.
I allow my students to work with partners for this activity
I use this whenever my students have filled their behavior charts and are ready to receive their award. They fill one of these, drop it in a box attached to their behavior chart, and whenever I check it, they receive what they chose.