Use this true Lucy Calkins Workshop inspired template to plan daily lessons in Reading and Writing and to help keep your teaching relevant and meaningful as you progress through the unit.
I've included a template with some example uses to help you
Use this double-sided cover page for your 3rd-5th graders' final writing drafts. This can be used as-is for both fiction and expository writing.
One side asks the writer to answer a few simple questions helping them self-reflect on their strengths,
****Before deciding there is not enough time in the week to implement something like this, read through the description again and think about all the important LIFE-LONG research/study skills your students gain from completing their Passion
Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Study Skills
Use this self-reflection to start the year out right! Or use it at anytime to rejuvenate your students' focus in the classroom. This document is best used with a conversation about different types of goals your students can have for themselves.
Helping students to self-reflect after an incident in the classroom is an important step to helping them grow and learn from their experiences. This simple "Think Sheet" helps your students take a moment and write out their thoughts and can then be
Life Skills, Critical Thinking, Character Education
It's important to get to know your little readers' habits so you can best support them. This includes not only what books they like to read but what books they aren't connecting with. It is also important to help your readers learn how to
Help students take a moment to self-reflect on the progress and goals they have made in the classroom and the challenges they have faced. This document works best as a follow-up to my Beginning of the Year Student Self-Reflection document, also