THE TRUTH ABOUT - END OF THE YEAR ACTIVITY
It love this quote. It is definitely something that can inspire writers of all ages. This will be hanging this somewhere in my classroom. I dislike this poster because it looks as if it is geared towards young writers only when this thought can be implied to anyone.
Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = "Special". Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you've picked.
I would love to see what the kids would write! Great writing prompt!
Writing paper. Love that the checklist is on the same paper.
Pinner said, "My students last year loved having whole class journals to write in. They had a chance to write in them during Work on Writing, and a chance to read them during Read to Self. I made up a new set of 8. At the moment they are pretty plain covers, but once a student writes in it they have the option of choosing a sticker from my collection to place on the front cover. The stickers show me how many kids have tackled each topic."
A strategy to teach how to write a complete sentence.
Writing their friend's names. Even kids who "don't like to write" love to write their names!
This website offers 830 paper templates for download. It has anything from regular lined paper to Yahtzee score sheet to music paper.