Interactive Grammar Organizers make a great lap book! Organizers may also be used in an interactive notebook.
Interactive Grammar Organizers
EDITING CELEBRITY TWEETS: Spelling, Grammar, & Punctuation Errors On Twitter
This resource allows students to edit grammar, spelling, and punctuation in a fun and modern way! Students will have the chance to read some of their favorite celebrities' tweets to find errors, correct them, and give reasons for their corrections!
The Mountain | Shareable Fun - Writing Response
She has a ton of ideas for reading and writing notebooks
This table is a 3-D graphic organizer students can use for their opinion writing. The tabletop is the main idea, and the legs are supporting details. NYS Common Core ELA Standard 2.W.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words, and provide a conclusion.
main idea and supporting details - LOVE how the supporting details are "supporting" the main idea by holding it up to make a 3D graphic organizer.
Writers notebook entries - I am a ...
Anchor Charts for Writer's Process... I like the "What does it look like?"
My "photo hams" would totally pose in front of this poster!
I teach my students to avoid "get" and "got" as their verbs-of-choice whenever possible in final drafts. Of course there are exceptions to every rule, and here is my notebook page about that idea!
Always Write: A Writer's Notebook Lesson and Teacher Model!
I have since revised the spelling menu to make it a tic-tac-toe board. I pick nine different activities from the different columns and fit them in a tic-tac-toe board. My friends then have to complete three activities for the week following a tic-tac-toe pattern. They still cross them out which allows us to reuse the board a couple of times.
Teaching My Friends!: Individualized Spelling and Stuff!
Punctuation - Great videos! LL Cool J's 'Punctuation Rap' made me smile :)
Types of sentences -foldable
Photo of a grammar journal from Mary Blow's classroom.
writing about writing
Grammar Comics Sentence Problems is finished! Grammar has always been a tough sell for students. Grammar Comics helps to alleviate the boredom many students feel when learning grammar by adding...