I have really been enjoying all the positive feedback you've all given me on my writing activity freebies. I am referring to the way I have my students plan their writing on a tree map and then use a writing web to organize their thoughts. Finally, they copy their essay onto pretty stationary. My students have been writing superior essays and I couldn't be any prouder. I have taught them how to write a thesis statement (topic sentence) and how to make their writing more exciting by using strong verbs and descriptive attributes. Even my kindergartners know all about them! I also love that they are transferring this knowledge into other writing activities. They are focused and organized and I love reading their work.
Here is my latest writing freebie.
I am always looking for ways to get ahead of the game in my planning. I like to create activities that my students will be able to use for the whole year or for part of the year. I like knowing that my stations are already planned and that my students are familiar with how to do the activities.
So far, I created:
Well, lately, I've been working on creating writing activities for the entire winter. I finally finished! I used the above mentioned format and created this:
The topics include:
New Year's Eve
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Good news! I've already begun working on my
Talk about planning ahead!
Also, I would like to announce the lucky winner of the most amazing pencil sharpener ever! It is…
Cecilia B.! Congratulations to you! I'll be emailing you today.