Have you been browsing through the new school supplies at Target? I found a great deal on colored composition books today. They only cost 50 cents! I love all of the bright colors . . . the colors just scream – do something with me!
What could a teacher do with colored composition books? Colors would be a great way to organize a reading journal center. Each reading group could be assigned a different color. There would be an assignment sheet hanging where the journals are kept so students can see that day’s assignment. Here are a few examples of assignment sheets for you. They are aligned with Common Core Standards. There are a couple of assignments for grades 1-5.