These are some ideas that could go into a Writer's Notebook. This is fun and entertaining for the students. Students would enjoy it because they are writing about themselves while inputting what they learned about punctuation, grammar etc.
Stuff to catch in your writer's notebook - vocabulary words, writing definitions, dead word replacements, spelling list, etc. cute idea to give them a writing bingo of topics to choose from in their notebook
This sheet can be used as a reference for kids to use when stuck for something to write about, a fast finisher activity, a first week of school activity, or as a literacy center! Possible alternative to a heart map.