HOTS (Higher Order Thinking) reading response packets. The 50 reading response sheets encourage creating, evaluating, and analyzing text. They can be used in a variety ways- guided reading activities, a literacy center.
Poetry and Figurative Language Unit: Grade Lessons with CCCS. 105 page Poetry and Figurative Language Unit with 40 lessons for the reading and writing workshops all tied to grade 4 CCSS! There are units available for grades and 6 as well!
Our T'Whitt'er wall...yes, I know it's misspelled. Our school's name is Whitt. Each Friday the students must write a "tweet" about something they learned during the week. This is their exit ticket from my room each week This is also helpful for departmentalized classes. Everyone's tweets can be displayed instead of picking and choosing student work to hang out in the hall.