Wow, I am amazed by this freebie that I came across! Christie Zimmer from Grace is Overrated made these amazing Journal Pages with all kinds of journal prompts, quotes, hand-drawn doodles, etc. 50 Free Printable Journal Pages
I can't wait to fill my classroom walls with posters. This is a great poster to have in the classroom, to remind students of the writing process, and it could also double as a clip chart, and track where the students are during the writing process.
Autobiography Island - Shake up how you get to know your students. could be a good way to introduce a mini lesson/assesment on map skills. I could use this in writing, but instead of creating a heart map, they can create this!
Grammatical Name Art - Write name in bubble letters. First letter write nouns that relate to you. Second letter with verbs that relate to you. Third letter with adjectives that describe you and so on. Great idea to introduce parts of speech!
If you're like me, one of the main reasons you read is to receive an emotional transference from the author. You love books that don't just make you think, that don't just entertain, but that make you feel something. It's the magic of reading:
We could do this with out Frida Kahlo self-portraits--make them "selfies"! Fun, contemporary back-to-school lesson! Have your students draw "selfies" and describe their summer via text message prompts. Makes for a great bulletin board display!
Writing about Reading. Great idea for reading journals! This year in my kiddos' reading journals, I'm going to make a spot for them to record the book titles of the books they love and the books that they didn't like.