This has been the perfect organizational tool for writing in my classroom. The students are taught that they need to "write the rainbow" in order to organize their writing. Red is the topic, orange, yellow, and green are the details, and blue is the closing. These graphic organizers and writing practice are wonderful tools for any primary classroom. This packet includes ideas, organizers, writing practice, and prompts to increase your students writing organizational skills.
Scaffolding expository writing for struggling writers
Do you have kids who are trying to write well but struggle with keeping their writing focused and organized? They start out writing about their favorite sport, baseball, and end up writing about how their hamster got stuck under the sink? Or their sentences are out of order, creating a disorganized mess? Then this post is for you. This approach supports your most struggling writers in writing coherently. STAAR aligned! Buzzing with Ms. B: Scaffolding expository writing for struggling writers