More ideas from Mike
Writing anchor chart

What makes a paragraph a 'paragraph' chart. I love this, could be used as a class discussion of what we need to have in our paragraphs. This chart breaks down the mechanics of a paragraph for students that may need the extra help and visualization.

Writer's Workshop: writing an expository essay (I always rap HT123C with the kids as a memory acronym for the expository structure)

Writer's Workshop: writing an expository essay (I always rap with the kids as a memory acronym for the expository structure)

Stuff to catch in your writer's notebook -- love this!!

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

Dictionary Anchor Chart--Haven't seen one of these before. Love it!

Here is a dictionary reference poster that our class made to help organize our thoughts about how dictionaries help readers and writers. I just copied a page out of our class dictionary on a color copy machine for the center.