Spider Craft and Poem
Teachers, have you seen this writing website??!! JACKPOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
"I bought 10 cent yellow lense free glasses and have the first graders wear them as I read the mini posters. They go to writer's work shop wearing the glasses...I tell them the glasses are magic and will help them write better...they love to play and imagine being great authors...Thanks to the creator of Sailing Through First Grade...She is amazing!"
Using Writer's Eyes Poster
"If Santa got stuck in my chimney, I would . . . "
This is one of my now-favorite sites for Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration!!), writer's notebook setup (binderized!), and more! Uh-mazing!
This product will help you launch your Writer's Workshop program. It contains the following:102 Writer's Workshop Vocabulary Words for Word Wal...
This is an outline for my grade 4 students to follow as they compile jot notes while researching the poison dart frog, but any animal can be used. Once students have all their information, they will put their information on a large piece of construction paper folded in half like a booklet. Their cover includes the name of the animal and a picture. This teaches them research skills, report writing while learning about an animal. $
Made In The Shade In 2nd Grade: Write from the Beginning :)
120 Writing Prompts---for kids who can't think of journal ideas...
Lol, Leave it on a day that you don't tell your students you will be absent. Students would love this!!
Though we don't like to think about it, we as teachers will more than likely be required to give grades for students' writing. Porta Potty states that when the time comes to give a grade for writing, it is best to "talk with students ahead of time about what you look for in an A paper, a B paper and so on", and then you should "put this information in writing in the form of a rubric." This pin shows a rubric that was made through the collaborative efforts of both the teacher and the students.