During writing, I've been using my Writing Goals Monitoring Chart to focus my students on one particular personalized writing goal. We've used sticky notes with student names to identify their goals.
I know that my students know where these goals are displayed, and they can
I created little stands for these using colored binder clips, because I didn't want them just floating around on top of the desk and ending up under the papers. I just clipped it on, then removed the metal arms:
Now, to tackle reading. I LOVE my CAFE board. It is looking great, the kiddos know their stuff, and I see them look to it when they are stuck with something.
That said, many of them have trouble remembering between our "appointments" which of these goals they should personally be focusing on.
I came up with a way to incorporate their goals right into the book bags they use for Read to Self and Read to Someone! (I got these great nylon bags at the dollar store, and they're perfect!!)
So far, this is working brilliantly! Score TWO for the teacher! :) Take a closer look at my Writing Goals Clip chart here:
and my Writing Buddies here: