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Columbus Day Writing Craftivity

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Columbus Day Writing Craftivity
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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Celebrate Columbus day with this cute writing craftivity!

"If I Discovered America..."

Students will get to become explorers for the day and use their writing skills to create their version if they were to have discovered America!

***** Also included are blank writing templates if you choose to write on a different Columbus topic!
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On  March 3, 2014,  Buyer said:
Great writing craft for Columbus Day! Thank you for sharing!
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On  March 1, 2014,  Buyer said:
Thank you very much for this, can't wait to do it with the kids. Xx
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On  February 9, 2014,  Buyer said:
I like the variety of writing paper and the clear directions. My kids will enjoy this and get much needed writing practice too.
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On  December 13, 2013Holly Wilson (TpT Seller) said:
I appreciate you offering free resources for other teachers to use. However, I am disappointed that we are continuing to teach the fabrication of Columbus "discovery." Please stop teaching students to idolize Columbus through imagining to spend a day in his shoes. It is doing an incredible disservice to all of our students. Instead, let's teach children to think critically about terms like "discovery" and present multiple perspectives to give a more complete, more accurate history of Columbus.
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This is SUPER cute! Thanks for sharing!
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This made a for a cute project for open house. I have ELL's, so it helped stretch their imagination. Thank you!
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This is an excellent resource! My kids LOVED it!! Will definitely use it next year too! Thanks so much!!
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On  October 14, 2013Kandice Anderson (TpT Seller) said:
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On  October 14, 2013Alisha White (TpT Seller) said:
This is great to use with multi-age students. Thank you!
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On  October 14, 2013,  Buyer said:
Was looking for this kind of activity! Thanks so much--will be using it this week!
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On  October 14, 2013,  Buyer said:
Easy and cute and gets them excited about writing at the same time
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This is so cute and will get my first graders excited. Thank you.
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On  October 13, 2013Amanda R (TpT Seller) said:
Adorable! Love that it's a craftivity and writing - makes it a little more fun for the kiddos! Thanks so much :)
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On  October 13, 2013Miss R's First Grade (TpT Seller) said:
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On  October 12, 2013,  Buyer said:
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Can't wait to use this with my kids. Thanks for sharing : )
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On  October 11, 2013Laura Love to Teach (TpT Seller) said:
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On  October 10, 2013,  KatD  said:
So cute and I can't wait to try it with my kids!
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On  October 10, 2013,  Jessica S. said:
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On  October 9, 2013,  Cynthia M. said:
Love it...just need some instructions or idea on how to use this thanks.
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I love this! My students are going to be so engaged in this activity!
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Product Questions & Answers

On  October 11, 2013Preparilli Press (TpT Seller) asked:
Hi, could you tell me where you purchased the great "wire" frames for this writing activity? I'd like to get a set, but I wasn't sure where I would find them. Thanks for the freebie!
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On  October 12, 2013Jessica Travis answered:
Hi,
The frames are from a set that can be purchased from The Bubbly Blonde. She has a store "Bubbly Borders and More" The set is called: "Ashley Doodles - 10 Frames". I love these frames and use them ALL the time! Here is a link to her store:
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Bubbly-Borders-And-More

Thank you!
Jessica Travis
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On  October 8, 2013,  Buyer asked:
When you say copy on manila/construction paper, do you mean they should trace it or color it and paste it?
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On  October 9, 2013Jessica Travis answered:
You can copy it on white paper and have them color it or you can run the template through the copy machine onto construction paper where the students would only have to cut it out. It's completely up to you! I hope you enjoy the craft!
Thank you,
Jessica
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