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FREEBIE - Story Elements Graphic Organizer!                                                                                                                                                     More

Use this as a way to easily assess your student's understanding of the elements in a story they are reading. Please rate this product! Fonts by Hello Fonts

Character Traits-Character Map...great one! Also has a page full of adjectives about character!!                                                                                                                                                     More

Character traits map - graphic organizer for focus on understanding character development

Great page that shows different character traits. I will use this page for writing ideas. AND ITS FREE!!!!                                                                                                                                                     More

I'm so tired of hearing that the character is "Nice" Classroom: Reading / Writing. Character Traits grouped with similar traits. Use to compare and contrast. What are the subtle differences? Would be great to transfer these into a web organizer.

Lots of ideas, make sure to hit the unit plan tab to see more                                                                                                                                                     More

Lots of ideas, make sure to hit the unit plan tab to see more Frindle Unit

activities to use with the book Frindle by Andrew Clements

activities to use with the book Frindle by Andrew Clements : check out the unit plan! there are lots of different things to do

You don't have to have read "Frindle" to use this great worksheet. How better to learn about words than to invent your own, and explain it! Love this idea!

This would be a perfect activity after reading Frindle. Then make a classroom dictionary and allow the students to write a short story using words from the dictionary they just created!

Writing Dialogue Freebie! Students edit and punctuate a passage for dialogue…

As promised, I am back for Part 2 of my "Writing Dialogue" posts! You can read the ideas I shared in my post on Writing Dialogue Part 1 by.