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Rules and Things for a Funner Life
From Ch. 2 of Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Graphic Organizer focusing on Expanding a Moment and Using Literary Devices
To hook our boys and other hungry writers, we pass out a triple stuffed Oreo and plan expository writing with this memorable graphic organizer. Authors stuff paragraphs with interesting facts and pertinent information to support the cookies in our writing!
I'm playing around with ways to keep track of formative assessments while transitioning to the Common Core Standards. This is my rough draft, and I'd like some feedback. I'm thinking I will type student names - make copies - and keep in a binder. The opposite (or facing) page will be blank to add post-it notes resulting from conferring or observations.