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Love this!  Thought we all learned this in elementary school - but apparently most weren't paying attention!!

Some people seriously need to learn this. Weren't we supposed to learn this in elementary school? Such a pet peeve of mine when people can't use the correct word in the correct context.

Writers notebook entries - I am a ... (even cute for the beginning of the year)

Writers notebook entries - I am a . Good first of the year activity. Maybe do again at the end of the year and look at the differences

Giving Text Evidence

Giving Text Evidence

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.

Sentence swag anchor chart

Language: CCSS This could be an anchor chart in the language center to give the students support of making sure their sentence is formed correctly and has correct punctuation. CCSS The students would be able to communicate their sentences with a peer.

TONS of ideas for writers' notebook!

Another teacher wrote: Always Write: An Original Writer's Notebook Lesson from Corbett. One of the most amazing writing sites I've ever seen and explored! If I ever teach middle school or high school English again - this site will be a best friend!