Writers workshop - Lucy Calkins story mountain. Students create notes on a post it forming small ideas. Students take the small ideas and paste them right into their notebook to creat a story. Yellow post it's are the who's, when's and what's of the story, blue can be 3 main ideas or a Problem and pink is a strong closing or the solution to the problem in the story.
Graphic Organizer: What's the Main Idea? - Add this 3 page download to your reading and writing centers to reinforce finding the main idea within stories, books and texts. This is a great resource that can be used again and again!
This graphic organizer is a great way for your students to respond to informational texts to show what they have learned. It could be used for independent reading, reading centers, listening to reading, or whole group reading. Second Grade: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10
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If you have students who struggle with the editing process of writing or avoid the task altogether, the editing checklist provides an easy to read tool that lists step-by-step tasks and exactly what to look for in each task. Also included is a peer review checklist so that students know exactly what to look for when reviewing a writing assignment.
From the Game GalHere's a list of phrases to play an acting game like charades. All of the phrases are actions to act out. Have students take turns acting out a phrase silently in front of the class. The rest of the class tries to guess what the student is acting out.You can cut along the lines to cut the words into strips that students could draw from a bowl, or just read the words out loud.For detailed instructions on how to play charades, more free word lists, and even more games and…