Reading Anchor Charts
My CT uses these posters a lot when the kids are writing about their reading during reading workshop. They do base their writing on these inferences their drawing from the text they're reading about. They're offered to make predictions, as well as suggest wonderings with these starters.
FREE Author's Craft Poster~ Metaphor, Simile, Tone, Alliteration, and more are all described on this short-and-sweet "cheat sheet." Use this to help your students make sense of these common writing terms. The better young writers understand these terms, the more likely they'll be to try to incorporate them into their own writing!