Have students do this weekly so they can learn to write letters as well as just basic writing strategies. This way you know what they learned. Model maybe 1st and 2nd week then have them do it every Friday before they leave for the week.
Students write what they know/think directly on the poster or on an entrance slip that can be attached to the poster to put everyone's background knowledge together to support making inferences about the topic
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