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Writing Celebration Ideas

on February 22, 2017

Are you close to finishing a bend or unit and want to celebrate your writers? Are you looking for celebration ideas that are easy but meaningful? In The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo there is an appendix with ideas for publishing and celebrating your writers. The ideas range from simple to complex, but are all valuable ways to honor students growth as writers. The great thing about this section is that she gives all the ideas ratings on cost, planning time and school time needed. This is a great reference!

Check out this example! Chalkabration – students use colorful sidewalk chalk to write out a part of their writing that they want to share. Maybe they write out a lead they are really proud of, a section where they described their character internally, or whatever! Here is one example:


If you’re interested in checking out The Writing Strategies Book it’s down in my room. I also know Jeannette and Lynn both ordered copies.


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