This is a spin on shades of meaning. If your find that your students are constantly using the same words in their writing and need to be challenged by using more complex vocabulary this is the tool for you! Students will take their "stale and tired"
This tool was a hit with my students. As students entered the revision portion of the writing process this was a great tool for students to determine if their stories were balanced. Students read their stories and checked each time a sentence
English Language Arts, Writing
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
Check out this reading log as a way for students to track and be held accountable for their reading. I print this resource double sided so then students remember that three nights a week students are expected to complete the responses.