We've practiced this by writing responses to whole-class texts, stand-alone prompts, and even questions like "what was the best part of your weekend?" Description from middleoflit.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
I thought this writing strategy poster can be helpful for students who are writing a response or story. It gives them helpful hints for transitioning words and how to form a response that has a topic sentence, evidence, and closure. -Kayla Hintz
FREE Bookmark Template~ Your students will use this so often you'll want to laminate these! The tips direct students to look at text, stanzas (poetry), graphs, and pictures for supporting clues. Check out this freebie, and lots of others @ The Creative Chalkboard!