This classroom job application has students take ownership in what they are doing in the classroom. Can be used with the Leader in Me by using the language, "Leadership Roles".
Students love finding references! :)
This is a week long writing activity to use towards the beginning of the year. Students first identify a favorite place and draw and label their place. They then use descriptive language to give readers a sense of what their place is like. On day 3
This peer conferencing form follows the language used in the Lucy Calkins unit for 5th grade. It has been changed to kid friendly language that they can communicate with each other. The three components are the three pieces of their ending that will
Creative Writing, Other (ELA), Writing
Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
Sketching and creating dream houses and then explaining using vivid verbs, strong sensory images, and descriptive language. Used this as an activity after reading the first chapter of The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Really got kids