Lifebook Journals Help Students Write Fluently

A teacher inspires her second-grade students to write by having them keep "Lifebooks" modeled after Marissa Moss's "Amelia's Notebook." Their entries later become the basis of longer pieces.
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Common Core State Standards: 
Writing
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Prewriting
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