Open Mic Fridays. Sign up for your turn at the microphone once you have practiced your poem for fluency. Great idea. Could even do with writing pieces! {I already do Friday Readings, but I like the idea of calling it "Open Mic Friday!" So cute!}

Third Grade Thinkers: Let's Pause for A Poem: Fluency Practice

Reading Stations FREEBIE! Response sheets for Read to Self, Read to Someone, Listening, Writing, and Word Study. ENJOY!

Brown Bag book club - attach sheets to the front of the bag, fill bag with popcorn, and have kids meet about a book. The author of this post has Brown Bag Book Club get togethers on Fridays.

Roll the Dice Poem

120 Writing Prompts---writing Fridays

Poet Tree

: fluency

I love this activity to teach contractions. Very cute!

First Signs Poster – Say It In Sign

Check this out Romel for poetry fridays! Shel Silverstein's website. Listen to poems read aloud, see his famous drawings animated, play games, and find printables!

Transitions in writing: Showing passage of time...Patricia Polacco is so good at this. I need to break out her books

"Writing Goals"

Writing Anchor Chart

need to make this poster to remind students how easy it is to turn boring writing into exciting, descriptive writing ; )

If I Were Trapped in a Snow Globe Writing Project and Display Idea ~ Free idea.

The Teacher Diaries: Non-fiction writing checklist

Short poems distinguish punctuation marks. You can use the poems for oral fluency practice and then turn right around to use them for inquiries into editing.

Verbs Verbs Verbs! « Fun in Fifth Grade at JCS