Class journals - once a student writes in it they have the option of choosing a sticker from my collection to place on the front cover. The stickers show me how many kids have tackled each topic. New twist on my classroom journals.
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!
This Persuasive Writing anchor chart helps students understand the purpose, and how to persuade an audience. Therefore, students can use this anchor chart to help guide why and how to do persuasive writing.
Parts of a Biography. Early Life, Mid Life, Contributions/Successes, Late Life - grade Lucy Calkins Biography Unit - biography: Students post examples of sticky notes they made from each section on the chart.