Today, as we were wrapping up our Summer Sunshine Writing Prompt Packet (more about how I use Writing Prompts HERE), I noticed how one of my boys had adjusted our 5W Star Plan to fit his own style:
The traditional plan I taught came in this packet:
I loved this moment because it taught me that, while kids may veer from what my lesson originally looked like (once upon a time, months ago), they are still incorporating the important parts of planning and brainstorming that I want them to use forever and ever as writers.
I hope your year is wrapping up well. We have two more days and I am still in shock that it's so close to the end!