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" Students glue the sunglass template onto a white sheet of paper, drawing a picture behind the glasses. A great prompt would be to write about what they did over the summer.

Fabulous in Fifth!: Paint Chip Poetry:  similes, metaphor, sensory details.

I do Paint Chip Poetry, but I have kids use the names of the colors to integrate into their poems. This looks like fun -- I'll have to try it! Have kids draw them from a hat. They could practice descriptive writing using the color they draw.

School wall print. Have students clip their name to the part of the writing process they are currently working on.

Chevron Design Writing Resource

I can't wait to fill my classroom walls with posters. This is a great poster to have in the classroom, to remind students of the writing process, and it could also double as a clip chart, and track where the students are during the writing process.

Morning Meeting Ideas-Great way to expand sharing from students. Others can comment based on what they share.

journaling sticks - great idea and compact - First Grade Fresh: A Teenage Dream kind of mood.

Word boxes: If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the card in the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to me, we spell it together, and then the card goes back in its spot when they're done. Promotes independent writers!

Word boxes: If a student doesn't know how to spell a word, they check the box. If it's not there, they bring the card to me, we spell it together, and then the card goes in the box. Promotes independent writers and more active than a dictionary

Students had a chance to write in them during Work on Writing, and a chance to read them during Read to Self.  I made up a new set of 8.  At the moment they are pretty plain covers, but 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.

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.

Cool Idea for said...love the flower idea and I usually use said is on vacation.  This one is cute!

"Said" is dead word wall. Synonyms for said to spice up writing. Love this idea!

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Angry verbs board - teaching kids about verbs! I think I'm going to do "Angry Birds Learn Their Verbs!" and that way it will make sense that the verbs themselves aren't angry words. My students love Angry Birds!

FREE Parts of Speech Review Lesson~  Students write only nouns, verbs, and adjectives in the first three bubble letters.  You can switch up the directions after that.  Seems like a great get-acquainted activity for the beginning of the school year, and the final products would make an attractive and engaging hall display.  This is a fun, easy, and versatile idea!

Grammatical Name Art - Write name in bubble letters. First letter write nouns that relate to you. Second letter with verbs that relate to you. Third letter with adjectives that describe you and so on. Great idea to introduce parts of speech!

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