This is part of the free editing set from First Grade Wow. They keep it in their writing folders. It helps differentiate learning and gives each student focus. There are many other useful pages in the packet, too.
Embracing technology: this idea is for students to take a selfie and then write a poem on what they're proud of in themselves. Nice way to start a school year for students who may think they don't like poetry.
How To Manage Students Who Are Demanding Your Attention
Interesting Idea - - - The students clip their name to the sleeve, and I work my way from top to bottom. As I finish with the top student, they head over to move their clip back to the bottom, and send the next student in line over to me!
Personal narrative ideas chart, writing checklist, graphic organizer & differentiated primary lined stationary for beginner writers. It is a simple checklist students can use to make sure they included all the parts of a personal narrative.