The "Center Square Lesson" on our March Bingo Card is called "Rhyming Slogans," and it starts with a funny page assigned in the notebook made up of body part-influenced rhyming couplets. 7th grader Keely based hers on Katniss Everdeen. Check out my writer's notebook resources online: http://corbettharrison.com/writers_notebooks.html
Stuff to catch in your writer's notebook - vocabulary words, writing definitions, dead word replacements, spelling list, etc. cute idea to give them a writing bingo of topics to choose from in their notebook
Writing about Reading. Great idea for reading journals! This year in my kiddos' reading journals, I'm going to make a spot for them to record the book titles of the books they love and the books that they didn't like.
Here's a new "Vocabulary Anatomy" I received for the word BUMFUZZLE. Here is the online lesson that inspired this student's write-up: http://corbettharrison.com/free_lessons/Anatomy-of-word-and-character.htm
Prior Pinner said: "Check out this idea for planting seeds in a Writers' Notebook! It's a fun way to use a mentor text to realize that there are a lot of writing ideas that happen throughout a regular day.
Writers notebook ideas NEWS REPORT NOTEBOOK PAGE: A fun idea for a writing across the curriculum Notebook Page: News reporters begin the breaking news story with something like, "We interrupt our regular broadcast to bring you an important message.