Five Finger Retell! Retelling is a great comprehension strategy in reading. This allows the student to know the important things to state in a retelling of a story. And, relating it to their own hand is something a student can remember.
Rubric Ideas - providing a structure for the K kids to talk about when looking at their own work -- introduce in preschool towards the end of the year? (explore further - what parts of it are they ready for? I love this, too!
Talking that support the parts of speech. The tips on this chart will help students to become masters at writing. Chart includes reproducibles and activity ideas on the back to reinforce writing skills.