A great visual rubric. I love this! It is so important for students to see models! Using a rubric scale to compare weak and strong writing models is a great way for students to begin to reflect on their own writing!
All About Family. This activity reveals that families interact with the environment differently in different times and places. It goes with the grade one topic Human Systems, and I would use the book, "This is my Family" by Mercer and Gina Mayer.