In fact, when certain negative tendencies remain hidden from our conscious awareness, they will tend to drive our emotions and behaviors in unpredictable ways. This is when you might find yourself losing your temper over something minor, or going into despair over a small mistake, or disliking someone who exhibits the trait you don’t want to see in yourself.-Sally Kempton
This is a great chart to display for the writing process! Students can refer back to this to see the step by step method! This is great for visual learners! This connects to the 4th grade NYS Math Standard 4.W.5. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Create Structure in Your Fiction Using Index Cards | WritersDigest.com Author presents a different way to organize plotting by storyline, not just linear by chapter as many show. Could be useful for stuck pantsers who may need to be able see things in a new way to find the problem they need to solve.
This is part of the free editing set from First Grade Wow. For kindergarten, I use it to show what they can do (smiley face in the check box) and what their newest personal challenge is (I highlight the check box). They keep it in their writing folders. It helps differentiate learning and gives each student focus. There are many other useful pages in the packet, too. All free!