Naomi Leon keeps lists. Lots of them. However, she’s not real. Our students are real and quite frankly need to be taught the power in keeping lists.
Over at my classroom blog, I’m suggesting that my students keep a variety of ongoing lists in their Idea Notebooks. Hence, if and when they get stuck for something to write about, they can turn to one of their lists and pick something that matters to them.
And here’s what I’m handing out to the kids so they have a hard-copy of it as well:
Literacy Consultant. Author. Former 4th and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher.