writing long off of a post-it- great for extending a reading response!
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Require students to respond to text using this "Levels of Thinking" board. Post-it embellishments decorate each level. Perfect for Readers' Notebooks, too!
Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference.
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Teaching My Friends!: Anchor Charts
Great page that shows different character traits. I will use this page for writing ideas. AND ITS FREE!!!!
The trick is to not use them in their stereotypical way. Ex: "A hard knot clutched at her throat as the little orphan mewed closer, a dirty hand outstretched."
What good readers do when they read!