A great visual rubric. I love this! It is so important for students to see models! Using a rubric scale to compare weak and strong writing models is a great way for students to begin to reflect on their own writing!
Seriously, Cinderella is so annoying! : the story of Cinderella as told by the wicked stepmother by Trisha Speed Shaskan. The classic tale of Cinderella is told by her stepmother, who was not really so wicked after all.
Grammar Journals are an interesting way to teach/integrate grammar lessons. Left side is the grammar lesson with rules, and the right side is their attempts at using it in their own way with a writing prompt. Could use as a method of assessment.
Friend Venn -Finding things in common. This would be awesome to do! You could get a new "friend" each week until you made one with every student in the class! Great way for everyone to find a way to be friends!