Personifying Vocabulary is a wonderful writer's notebook challenge. If you visit this page, check out the student samples at the bottom of the page. Corbett Harrison always provides great resources for writing instruction.
Try this! It’s an English teacher’s worst-kept secret: the more kids write, the better they get at writing. To help you get your students writing regularly, we’ve created a special month-long series of writing prompts to use in your middle school classroom. via @journalbuddies
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
Writers notebook ideas NEWS REPORT NOTEBOOK PAGE: A fun idea for a writing across the curriculum Notebook Page: News reporters begin the breaking news story with something like, "We interrupt our regular broadcast to bring you an important message.