Peer Editing Classroom Freebies Too: Love this idea! Just change "writer" to "artist" for an art critique. -- This is a great activity to grab the students attention and allow them to use critical thinking by engaging in peer-collaboration.
Just the Facts: Writing Your Own Research Report AWESOME book for teaching research writing. It is certainly more appropriate for upper elementary and middle school - but a wonderful resource with great pictures to use when first teaching research writing