As an upper elementary to middle school teacher I have a variety of learners; enthusiastic and engaged, easily inspired, indifferent, and those that require a bit more encouragement to enhance their joy of learning. Can you relate?
This is a fantastic hand drawn worksheet that will inform your students how to create a strong hook (lead) that will catch their readers attention. The artwork is sure to keep your students motivated and on task due to the powerful visuals and information
Adventures of a Grade Teacher: interactive student notebook (I probably will never be a sixth grade teacher, but this notebook is full of great ideas that I think I could recreate on level for my younger students)
Here is a dictionary reference poster that our class made to help organize our thoughts about how dictionaries help readers and writers. I just copied a page out of our class dictionary on a color copy machine for the center.