Million Dollar Stories

When it comes to writing, no student can pass up working on Million Dollar Stories with this idea.

When my students are working in writer's workshop, I ask them focus on the skills we have been studying. This helps them create masterpieces.

If I see a student that is making an amazing story I give them the "bling" glasses and we hang up their story on the board.

They really love it because I take their photo. I tell them that famous authors get their photos taken for their books, so we need a picture for their story.

This has been great for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade... but I would think it would work for just about any age student.

Wouldn't you want to write well if it was this fun?

For an easy and effective way to assess writing, check out my Primary Writing Rubric.

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