I like this idea of a checklist for mini-lessons. We could come up with ideas for all mini-lessons at the beginning of the year using the objectives and units. Once the mini-lesson has been taught, the checklist would help with conferencing discussions.
Can your students write better narratives? Have students evaluate their narrative writing with this great checklist. This list checks for paragraphs, word choices, punctuation, figurative language and more!
One of my favorite writing examples. Every writer has their own tone. Read aloud to hear your rhythm. //This Sentence Has Five Words: A Lesson from Gary Provost on Varying Sentence Length//Writing tips//Advice//Editing//Style//
Grammar Journals are an interesting way to teach/integrate grammar lessons. Left side is the grammar lesson with rules, and the right side is their attempts at using it in their own way with a writing prompt.
4 Ways to Run a Calm and Successful Writers Workshop. FREE guides and checklists to help teachers and students stay on-task and meet Writers Workshop expectations. Conferencing guides, editing checklist, and peer conference checklist.