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50 Free Printable Journaling Pages! I printed these pages in black and white, and now they are ready for me to color them in and journal on them!

50 FREE Printable Journal Pages

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

Writing Process Posters Chevron Design!

Chevron Design Writing Resource

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 art with great evaluation sheet and worksheet!

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!

Anchor charts - I like the personal narrative one. Could use that for beginning-of-year writing exercise to get to know students and to assess ELA skills

Anchor charts - I like the personal narrative one. Could use that for beginning-of-year writing exercise to get to know students and to assess ELA skills - can be adapted for middle school

Grammatical Name Art - 1: Write name in bubble letters. 2: First letter write nouns that relate to you (common or proper nouns). 3: Second letter with verbs that relate to you (action or linking verbs). 4: Third letter with adjectives that describe you. Remaining lettersStudents can choose to write more nouns, verbs, or adjectives. Love this for a grammar review at the beginning of the year!

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!

Teaching Paragraph Writing: Transitions - The Teacher Next Door - Creative Ideas From My Classroom To Yours

Teaching Paragraph Writing: Transitions - The Teacher Next Door - Creative Ideas From My Classroom To Yours Más

3 Tips to "Show, Don't Tell" Emotions and Moods

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:

Adjective Anchor Chart- using a magnet analogy to help students remember that adjectives modify nouns and pronouns.

Adjective Anchor Chart by Crafting Connections! Provide a connection by asking how an adjective is like a magnet!

Interactive Writing Notebook for First Grade - First Grade Centers and More. First lesson is topic sentence with two reason sentences; progresses to 3 reason sentences; then includes a closing sentence as the year progresses.

This is a great activity to put in an interactive notebook. Students are able to work on their opinion writing piece by piece.

The High-Tech Teacher: Slick Tricks for Grade Six: Writing Resource Notebook!! Hours of research and work PLUS picture books to correspond! :)

The High-Tech Teacher: Slick Tricks for Grade Six: Writing Resource Notebook! Hours of research and work PLUS picture books to correspond! :) could adapt for high school

Get these 8 grammar mini anchor charts to glue in your students interactive writing journals. They are a great resource to help your students remember some important grammar rules. Topics included: Punctuation Rules, Capitalization Rules, Comma Rules, Quotation Marks, Subject and Verb Agreement, Subject and Predicate, and Compound and Complex Sentences!

Grammar Mini Anchor Charts

Get these 8 grammar mini anchor charts to glue in your students interactive writing journals. They are a great resource to help your students remember some important grammar rules.

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!!

All About Me Drawing & Writing - Great Back to School Activity

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!

Cafe 1123: writer's notebook **entire website of ELA resources**

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.

First day of school activity

Cute idea to use with Kevin Henke's Chrysanthemum. I typically read Chrysanthemum the first week, talk about bullying/unkind words.