Reading Lucy Calkins Units of Study - 4 easy steps and they work...!
Opinion Transition Words
These transition words are helpful in linking ideas together in opinion writing.The vocabulary (opinion/thesis, reasons, examples, conclusion) and color coding are consistent with Lucy Calkins Units of Study for 3rd and 4th grade.
Lucy Calkins designed writing workshop folder (use the plastic folders next year again versus three ring binders, leave one blank savor sheet for fancy words and heart writing ideas)
This Writing Conference Checklist aligns with the Lucy Calkins Units of Study for Kindergarten Narrative Wrting. It works with both Launching the Writer's Workshop and Writing for Readers. I always find it difficult to have a really focused writing conference with a child while noting exactly what occurred during the conference.