Author's Purpose Anchor Chart--- Recreate this chart but with PIE'ED. Make enough columns for students to keep adding to in their interactive notebooks over the mentor texts we read throughout the year.
FREE Common Core Writing Transitional Words Anchor Charts for WritingDisplay these transition words anchor charts in your classroom so students can reference them while they write. Using transitional words and phrases aid in the flow of a writing piece.
Common Core is all about evidence! Standard One for all grades is all about showing the evidence! This is a great Anchor Chart for Textual Evidence Sentence Starters- I would modify the language required for upper elementary and middle school students.
Summarizing with 5 fingers: Somebody, Wanted etc. Give each group an explorer to learn about. The group creates a SWBTS chart to present to the class. Also try with bios of scientists, inventors, . teaches students about perseverance.