Have the students write down a text connections that they make during their independent reading time on a slip of construction paper, share, and then categorize them into the three text connections. Once categorized, connect them to create paper chains:)
Common Core Star Rubrics and Differentiated Checklists for grade one, color version for the whole class and small groups and this black and white version for student evaluations. Great for reporting in parents teacher conferences.
This resource includes SEVEN writing graphic organizers for ESOL students to plan and organize their writing pieces: narrative writing, two versions of opinion writing, informational writing, and how-to writing.