This unit is hands-down one of the most motivating and engaging Persuasive Writing units! In this 10 day unit, students will develop background knowledge on roller coasters, study and analyze advertisements, develop an understanding of critical component
Narrative Writing - Interesting way to chart student progress. the "gradebook" has the outcomes/goals listed and you check off beside each name as they reach competency. Use as math workshop check list
Another strategy students can use to practice revising and editing their writing. Students may be really drawn to the rainbow idea as long as it does not get so cluttered that they can not see their original writing anymore.