Opinion writing chart
ReadLearnTeachLife: Happy Veterans Day and Many More!
Reading test prep
Teaching with a Smile: Reading Test Prep
How do you hook your readers? - anchor chart. I'd love to see this turned into a class built resource, where students add examples from the literature they've read throughout the year. Maybe over time, they'll create new categories!
Teach about author's viewpoint using Tomie dePaola's books. There is a great anchor chart in this blog post.
Point of View Anchor Chart used during middle school guided reading adapt for other text types... 1st person vs 3rd person when writing non-fiction text.
Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: Some More Anchor Charts
Transitions …what a great way to teach this!
Classroom Magic: Blog On Fire
cause and effect chain…this does not lead to the blog, but the picture is enough…Love that this is a very different way to show a "chain" of events!
cause and effect chain
Pictures of kids showing feelings, show don't tell writing