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 got.
Kindergarten printables for writing journal: progressively adds more writing as the year goes on to match student learning. With self-evaluating rubric.
Writer's Notebook Printables: for quick write ideas or brainstorming
A list of character traits to help students come up with ideas for their stories
A single sheet of paper turns into a mini-book for "publishing" student work
Workstation idea: students choose different color coded sentence parts to make "silly sentences" to share with the class
Printables for writing different kinds of stories in mini-book form, teacher rubrics, and student rubrics to self-evaluate their stories.
Opinion writing graphic organizer: for getting students ready to write opinion papers, this allows them to organize their thoughts.
Writing Offices: Important reminders and helpful hints for students to use as they write independently in centers. Credit: Britney V
Writing Centers for Revising and Editing: Guides students to improve writing in specific ways in each center. Credit: Nicole Shelby