LOVE this for getting kids to think about their writing!!! .... Follow for more FREE 'too-neat-not-to-keep' literacy tools  other fun teaching stuff :)

Reading This Is So Satisfying

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//

Writing goals--like this idea....would make the goals on interchangeable cards to switch it up depending on success criteria for the current task- perhaps use this in my personal data binder rather than on display.

Funky First Grade Fun: Writing Goals Anchor Chart. Modify for upper grades. Incentive to see names up on the board. Fourth grade writers checklist.

Success Criteria for Writing for students

Checklist for evaluation of own writing or peer's. Includes specific questions about ideas, organization, voice, and word choice.

Writing Success Criteria

Short opinion essay rubric high school This rubric delineates specific expectations about an essay assignment to students and provides a means of assessing completed student essays.