I love this! It is so important for students to see models! Using a rubric scale to compare weak and strong writing models is a great way for students to begin to reflect on their own writing!
Narrative Writing: Launching Writer's Workshop in 1st Grade
For the Love of First Grade: freebie: A clever little poem to remember if you should spell the word with a k or a c
Show Don't Tell emotions chart - this is a great tool for all young writers, but it's perfect for students working on their narratives!
Punctuation helps readers hear you the way you want to be heard. Make sure you do it correctly!
Show, Don't Tell PowerPoint
Wondering which picture books to use to introduce the 6 Traits? Kristina Smekens made a list of her favorites grouped by trait for primary and upper grades.
I use these labels when I am conferencing with students during writing workshop. I simply put their name, the date, the teaching point, and what we...