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A BAD CASE OF THE STRIPES - A Creative Writing Project

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This is a fun project that integrates reading and writing with the wonderful message of "Be True to Who You Are." It makes the cutest display and kids have a blast creating the published product.

Although I teach third grade, I have added pages to this kit to make it accessible to students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. The kit includes:


two graphic organizers to help plan writing

a rough draft page

four different versions of final product pages

a simple sentence page for younger learners

extension activities
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On  March 11, 2013,  Buyer asked:
How did you do the faces in rainbow to add to their writing? Thank you
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On  March 14, 2013Clutter-Free Classroom answered:
Hi Rettag,
Aren't they adorable? I love the way these turn out. At the start of each school year I take a close up headshot of each of my students and 2 sets printed as 4x6 photos. I use one set on a board in my room and the other for various projects. In this case, I simply enlarged them using a photocopier, had the kiddos watercolor the stripes on and then cut them out. You can see some more pics of them on my blog at this link:
http://clutterfreeclassroom.blogspot.com/search?q=bad+case+of+the+stripes
Thanks for your interest. :) Jodi from The Clutter-Free Classroom
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On  October 4, 2011,  Buyer asked:
This unit looks so adorable. Thank you for sharing!!!! What did you have the kids write in their paragraphs with their faces painted in stripes?
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On  February 10, 2013Clutter-Free Classroom answered:
Hi,
Thanks for your interest in this product. I had them write about their favorite foods to relate to the book. :) Jodi from www.CFClassroom.com
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A BAD CASE OF THE STRIPES - A Creative Writing Project
A BAD CASE OF THE STRIPES - A Creative Writing Project
A BAD CASE OF THE STRIPES - A Creative Writing Project
A BAD CASE OF THE STRIPES - A Creative Writing Project