Students practice replacing boring words, such as ran and said, for more exciting words. This worksheet could be great for enhancing word choice, growing awareness of shades of meaning, or bolstering vocabulary instruction.
This quick peer editing checklist will create a more purposeful editing process. Laminate the checklists and use dry-erase markers so you can reuse the checklists with each new writing process, or staple to drafts as students work.
Give students choices as they work in independent centers. Ideas for spelling, word work, and library independent centers. There are two learning contracts to a page to lessen the number of pages you would need to print.
Use this document to track the standards you teach each week. Make notes about student strengths and challenges with the different standards. Ensure that you reteach areas of difficulty, and ensure that you hit all standards before your big state
This graphic organizer helps students organize their thoughts about characters in novels and books or about characters in their own writing. Use for an activity with a book or use as a planning tool for writing.