Are you trying to help your students build their self esteem or to take pride in themselves? These 2 worksheets are ideal for doing just that. Students will write about positive events, positive comments from others, and positive self talk in order to show them how wonderful they are.
I pinned this for Task #7 because I love the idea of sending home notes or calling parents when their child is doing something well. Especially for parents who receive negative phone calls all too often, it is great for them to be reminded when their child does something positive.
Comment Cards for Academic Essay Writing: Helping Students Give Quality Comments
This product by Bespoke ELA contains a handout with five tips for writing effective comments during peer revision and coaches students on how to go about giving thoughtful, quality feedback on academic essays in a supportive and encouraging manner. Then, there are "Comment Cards" that are divided according to targeted writing skills that give students a menu of options for giving positive comments and constructive criticism. This is a great addition to any Writing Workshop!
Tootling- the opposite of tattling. Tootling is when students write a positive note about their classmates or teacher and stick it up on our tootling board. They love doing it, and it helps promote a cohesive classroom community!