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Student autobiographies..love this for the first week of school. Possibly have 2 writing samples one from beginning of year and one from the end?

Silhouette Autobiographies and Read Across America - Learning in Wonderland

I am all done with parent conferences and it feels great! I had the most terrific year and I’m so happy to share my students’ progress with their parents. During parent conference time, I always love to have lots of student work to display. I absolutely love to incorporate student pictures into student work. This ... Read More about Silhouette Autobiographies and Read Across America

Draw up our own story with a little help of these free comic book templates from Kids Activities Blog.

Comic Book Templates Free Kids Printable

It's time to get creative and draw up our own story with a little help of the comic book templates! Almost all kids love to make these and some of them even dream of being

DO THIS. Worksheets: Hyperbole Story I'm going to use this to teach them how to make a story more interesting.

Hyperbole Story | Worksheet | Education.com

Most great stories are exaggerated to make them seem even more exciting or crazy. Help your child understand hyperbole with this fill-in-the-blank activity.

Great way to encourage students to use "colorful" words in their writing! What kid doesn't want to use a cool pen at school?

Target $ Spot Find = Word Choice Resource - Create Teach Share

One day during this last school year while I was circulating throughout my classroom, I came across one of my students who was working on writing. I noticed that besides her pencil, she also had a handful of colored pens lined up next to her Writer’s Notebook. I watched over her shoulder as she wrote.…

Our Future Is So Bright...Adorable idea for an end of the year OR beginning of the year bulletin board.$    1. All templates to make these adorable kids: head, hair, hands and sunglasses with pictures  2. Five different writing prompt pages  3. Bulletin board letters to display projects: Our Future Is So Bright!  I hope you love this activity!  Download the preview for more details!

My Future Is So Bright Writing Craftivity {Beginning AND End of the Year}

This writing craftivity is perfect for the end of the year AND the beginning of the school year! Your kiddos will show you that their future is BRIGHT for many reasons.This packet includes:1. All templates to make these adorable kids: head, hair, hands and sunglasses with pictures2. Five different w...

Here is a terrific activity to use with the whole class when you have a few extra minutes, or individually for students who finish early (think sta...

Similar to Boggle Word-0-Rama Task Card and Google Slide Freebie

These 8 Word-O-Rama (similar to Boggle) card not only fun, but will also help students improve letter pattern recognition skills, spelling, and vocabulary. These cards can be used in so many ways: At a literacy centerFor fast finishersWith partners or small groups (use the same card, score only uni...

Would You Rather...?  Engaging opinion writing for 3rd - 5th  CCSS aligned  $   #opinionwriting #wouldyourather

Opinion Writing

Would You Rather...? Engaging opinion writing for 3rd - 5th CCSS aligned $ #opinionwriting #wouldyourather

Take It or Leave It!$- Fun idea for opinion writing and using evidence in your writing!  Love It!

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Here are two ways to have your students respond in writing to any Would You Rather Question. The document is in MS Word so that you can use any que...

Would You Rather Question Response Templates

Would You Rather Question Response Templates FREE Here are two ways to have your students respond in writing to any Would You Rather Question. The document is in MS Word so that you can use any questions that you want. ...

How to spark student motivation by getting them to write about their passions.

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Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves... how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future.... LOVE this!

Thumbprint Self-Portrait

Here’s a great idea I found on Pinterest…. You can see lots of inspiring examples here and here. I tried this lesson with my middle school students and they really had fun with it! For more detailed instructions with photos, tips, writing prompts, a student gallery, and fascinating fingerprint facts, check out my pdf on …

Guess What? A Writing Game. ... Here is a game designed to help your child focus on those details that bring an object alive in words on the page.

Guess What? A Writing Game | Activity | Education.com

This game will help your child write with more attention to detail.