The "center-square" lesson on our February Writer's Notebook Bingo Card is called "Start & Stop Poetry." Here is Isaac's sample for this easy-to-teach poetry format. Check out all my writer's notebook resources here: http://corbettharrison.com/writers_notebooks.html#lessons
8th grader Chris provided this student sample from his writer's notebook. "Start and Stop Poetry" is the center-square lesson on our Writer's Notebook Bingo card for February. You can preview the set of cards here: http://corbettharrison.com/products.html#bingo
Here, 8th grader Keely shares one of her four extended metaphors from his writer's notebook, which is the January "center-square" lesson from our set of Bingo Cards. Preview out our Bingo Cards using this link: http://corbettharrison.com/products.html#bingo
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
Here's an amazing "Alpha Research Topics" list from grader Alex's writer's notebooks. Now in grade with me, Alex can still use this list anytime a research topic is needed. My online lesson: corbettharrison.