Free! Figurative language anchor word wall cards. Hyperbole, personification, alliteration, metaphor, simile, idioms, & more. For a quick, spontaneous ELA writing activity, I like to attach a few of these to the white board, give the students post-its, an instruct them to write an example of each and stick it on the board near the corresponding poster. If time permits, after every student has at least one on the board, they go get a random one and evaluate it.

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Writing Prompt~ What happened when this zipper was unzipped? My students love these picture prompts

The YKK Zipper Factory makes 7 million zippers a day, in styles and in over 427 standard colors. It is the largest zipper factory in the world. What does YKK stand for?

LOVE this! Definitely need this on the wall for our writing workshops.

Not sure I'd use this title for my anchor chart, but it's great to build descriptive writing "Said is Dead".Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said".

Point of View Anchor Chart and Interactive PowerPoint for Classroom Use

Creativity In the Common Core Classroom: Point of View Anchor Chart and Interactive PowerPoint for Classroom Use.

Have these on the wall and revisit them every half term and change the ones that have been accomplished

Back to School Goal Setting Craft

Soaring Through Second Grade: March 2012. (I'm a lot older than 2nd grade. In 20 years I'll be 65...scary.

Soaring Through Second Grade: March (I& a lot older than grade. In 20 years I& be

Paper plate animal writing - 4 pages 1.what a ___ looks like 2.what a ____ eats 3.where a ____ lives 4. cool facts about ____.

Animal Report - non fiction writing - informational writing - Paper plate animal writing - 4 pages a ___ looks like a ____ eats a ____ lives cool facts about ____.

Anchor Charts

To start or continue a discussion. hold students accountable for their answers and this for teaching how to discuss books in reading workshop, great anchor chart!

ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts

Common Core is all about evidence! Standard One for all grades is all about showing the evidence! This is a great Anchor Chart for Textual Evidence Sentence Starters- I would modify the language required for upper elementary and middle school students.