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Narrow Your Topic, from Life is Better Messy Anyway: A Peak Into My Writer's Notebook
Choose a travel brochure and write a letter persuading your parents to take you there. Great Persuasive writing idea
Free mini-poster or reproducible on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Download in color or b&w. Students can add color to the b&w version and put it in their writing notebooks for reference.
How do you start your stories? Give your kiddos some inspiration and some options! Have them choose a topic and make a different opening that follows each one of these suggestions.
Teaching theme with Disney movies --- I do not think my students would object to this.
Listen up writing teachers! This site is a GOLD MINE!
Writers notebook entries - I am a ... (even cute for the beginning of the year)