Cause and Effect
Cause: Why it happened?
Effect: What happened?
Nicole opens the window to let in the air.
Effect: The wind swept away her plastic boats and cars.
Red is for Apples.
The example is showing a direct comparison to teach kids their colors.
Also, rojo in Spanish means "red" for Spanish speaking students.
The Write Around
Give students a chance to silently appreciate one another while building writing fluency. Give them each several sentences starters on it, with space for writing after each one.