These are some ideas that could go into a Writer's Notebook. This is fun and entertaining for the students. Students would enjoy it because they are writing about themselves while inputting what they learned about punctuation, grammar etc.
Stuff to catch in your writer's notebook - vocabulary words, writing definitions, dead word replacements, spelling list, etc. cute idea to give them a writing bingo of topics to choose from in their notebook
This sheet can be used as a reference for kids to use when stuck for something to write about, a fast finisher activity, a first week of school activity, or as a literacy center! Possible alternative to a heart map.
Teaching your children to become excellent writers is undoubtedly a vital skill for educational success. Make it easier by organizing one of these notebooks for your students. You’ll love the practical ideas that Becky shares in this post!
Transition words for narrative writing are different than those used for expository writing. I would do a mini lesson on narrative transition words, and I would have students keep this in their writing folders as a reference source.
Day Eighteen: 4 Reasons Writers Keep a Writer’s Notebook