Archive for the ‘Writing’ Category

Chick Writing

I had a parent help and pre-cut these pieces out for the kids. What you need: 3- yellow circles 3- small orange triangles 3- small black hole punch circles 1- large brown semi-circle (students can cut jagged edges) 1- extra large green paper 1- piece of lined paper   This is the fun bulletin board…

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When I am 100 years old writing!

Create a cardboard stencil of a face with ears, trace face on colored paper (I found multicultural colored paper), have your students cut out their faces and crumble it up to make winkles, then have them use cotton balls to pull apart to glue on a hair, beard, facial hair, ear hair. Then they can…

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Leprechaun Writing

  I had a parent pre-cut out the body parts for the students to put together once their writing was complete. What is needed: 1- green hat 1-yellow square with a small square cut out 1- small black strip for the hat 1- tan face half circle 1- orange beard cut-out 2- small tan hands…

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Dental Health writing

Use a picture of the child’s mouth to have the parents and other students guess who’s writing is it. Have the student write their name under their picture.

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How to Blow a Bubble Gum Bubble !

What have your students write steps on how to chew a bubble gum bubble! This was one of the most fun lessons that I have done this year! I first read the book, POP! The Invention of Bubble Gum. It is a child friendly book that goes over some history and fun facts about bubble…

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I see, I think, I wonder

Simply show the students a picture, famous artwork, or book cover and ask them what they see in the picture, what the think is going on, and then what they wonder is going on. Example: See- “I see a road, and steering wheel” Think- “I think the picture was taken in a car” Wonder- “I…

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Why writers write

A poster to talk with your students about why they write! To express thoughts To share experiences They love to write To communicate They want something To tell about important events To share their feelings To persuade To teach To ask questions

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Space, Airplane, Road, Ground, and Worm!

Here is a chart I created that shows the students the way they should be correctly writng their letters. Some letters go in the worm zone, some go up to the airplane line. However, no letter ever dares to go up to the Space Zone! =-) This is a great visual for the students. Grab…

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Who will see their Shadow this Year?

This book is a great one to add to your collection! Who Will See Their Shadows This Year? written by Jerry Pallotta and David Biedrzycki is a great book to get your students writing! My class read this book and talked about the different animals and what happened when they saw their own shadow. We…

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