" Students glue the sunglass template onto a white sheet of paper, drawing a picture behind the glasses. The sunglasses have lines on them in which to write. This is a great activity to view the student's writin
Elf Application - Students must fill out application to be one of Santa's elves, and write a letter explaining why they would be great at the job - cute idea for persuasive writing as we get closer to break and out of control :)
I used this template to create Writing Offices for my third grade students. The students have these offices available when they are writing and can refer to the information listed there! It includes information about: the writing process, an editing.
End of year writing activity: The kids write about a summer vacation they had or one they plan to have. Then they write the final on the sunglasses, glue the glasses to large construction paper, and draw their face around the glasses. This specific one is
For older kids-- Practice Paint Sample Storytelling - Paint samples often have unique and interesting names such as Western Sand, Beach Basket, and Mermaid Tear. These names make the perfect story-starters to inspire creative storytelling.
Here's a fun graphic organizer to use with older students. The parts of the Story Hat Map include characters, setting, conflict, resolution, and theme. Many of Dr. Seuss more advanced books would work well with this story map.