These transition words are helpful in linking ideas together in opinion writing.The vocabulary (opinion/thesis, reasons, examples, conclusion) and color coding are consistent with Lucy Calkins Units of Study for 3rd and 4th grade.
Reading Conference Forms for Lucy Calkins 3rd Grade Units from Jackie's Jungle on TeachersNotebook.com - (8 pages) - These conference forms include a bulleted list of all teaching points and learning objectives targeted in all 7 3rd grade Lucy Calkins reading units.
This Writing Conference Checklist aligns with the Lucy Calkins Units of Study for Kindergarten Narrative Wrting. It works with both Launching the Writer's Workshop and Writing for Readers. I always find it difficult to have a really focused writing conference with a child while noting exactly what occurred during the conference.