Grade STAAR Writing--For students who struggle with writing, break the process down into easy steps. Try these graphic organizers to help struggling kids write expository essays and be successful on the STAAR writing test. You can make these on anchor
Do your students tattle a lot? Do they not understand what is and is not a tattle? Here is a great set of activities to use with the book, "A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue." Included in this download are a variety of cut and paste, coloring, writing, and drawing activities for various levels of learners.
End of the Year Fun Packet (Reflective Writing for the Last Days of School)
This pack provides you with 34 activities + 1 resource to use for the Super Six Comprehension Strategies! Activities come in different versions to accommodate different age groups and abilities (planning, activities)
Teach vocabulary with trading cards! Could easily play this as a "Go Fish! Students write the vocabulary word and draw a picture on the front. On the back they write "stats" about the word like its definition or how to use it in a sentence.
Do you want a fun & unique activity for the first day/week of school? Students will write and draw about themselves, then create a paper hot air balloon that showcases it all. These make great classroom decorations for
Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence
“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.