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BACK TO SCHOOL WRITING ACTIVITY - A fun and easy to do activity with your students for Back-to-School or as a writing assignment.

Students are asked to create the first page of a newspaper all about their unique lives and experiences. Extend to a full newspaper assignment for a bigger and more detailed project. Looks awesome as a bulletin board display or to brighten up your classroom.

Includes:
- Detailed assignment sheet
- 2 Brainstorming worksheets
- 3 different newspaper templates for students to use
- Marking Rubric

Click the links below to check out some of my other Back To School activities!
Back To School Pack—10 Literacy Activities
My Life in 30 Words Poetry Activity
Past, Present, & Future Poster / Writing Activity

Back-to-School, Start-up activity, worksheet, writing, newspaper, addie williams, English, ESL
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We worked on these those first days of school and turned out to be a great way to kick off the school year.
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On  September 2, 2013,  Carol M. said:
Super resource to get my kids going with writing this year, plus I get to learn all about them at the same time!
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Thank you! "About Me" bags were getting a little played out!
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On  July 29, 2013,  Buyer said:
Wonderful writing assignment for students. It will allow me to know them better and get a sample writing as a back to school activity. We will put these up for other kids to see too.
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On  July 28, 2013Constance L Williams (TpT Seller) said:
I look forward to using this activity as a beginning of the school year project. I believe the students will love it. I will also choose to use it other times during the year so the students themselves can see how their individual creativity and skill work has improved. Very succinct and imaginative.
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On  August 7, 2013Randi Watchorn (TpT Seller) asked:
For which grade do you use this? Before I purchase, I want to be sure it is appropriate for my grade level. Thank you.
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On  August 7, 2013Addie Williams answered:
I would say it is appropriate for grades 4-8... It is easy to differentiate for different ages and abilities. Thanks for asking!
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Back to School / Writing Activity - All About Me Newspaper
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Back to School / Writing Activity - All About Me Newspaper
Back to School / Writing Activity - All About Me Newspaper