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This file is a 16 page download of my Roll a Story Center. It is perfect for independent writing in your writing center or in small groups. It is a super simple activity. This file comes with a directions page, and editing cube template, cube recording sheet, & 2 writing sheets. You will also find 3 setting cubes, 3 action cubes, and 3 ending cubes.

It is pretty basic. Students grab the cubes you set out. I choose 1 setting cube, 2 action cubes, and 2 ending cubes. They roll the cubes once and record their rolls with words and pictures. The then number their pictures in the order they will use them in their story. The students then write their story. Upon completion, they head to the writing center to grab an editing cube. I have them roll 3 times and make 3 edits. I then ask them to head off and read their story into a whisper phone or to a friend.

Thanks so much for checking out this much loved center!
Monica
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On  September 26, 2012,  Buyer said:
This is great for independent work and my students love it! Thank you!
On  September 29, 2012Monica Schroeder answered:
I did something similar with silly bands this week. I put a bowl of bands in my writing center and my students pulled out 3 to write about. It was so much fun! Thanks for the feedback!
Monica
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On  September 29, 2012Monica Schroeder answered:
It is a favorite for my kiddos! I am really enjoying adding to my writing center!
Thanks for the feedback:)
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On  August 25, 2013,  Keris A. asked:
Hey Monica,
I've been searching and searching for your song about vowels, digraphs, etc. I think I saw a clip of it last year but can't locate where to purchase it!!!!!! Can you send me a link? I think it was a cd or something to purchase all about vowels.
Thanks-Keris
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On  August 26, 2013Monica Schroeder answered:
Keris...sorry it took me so long to get back to you:) Here is the link: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Singing-is-Learning-Music-CD-and-File-446784
I am looking forward to sharing the vowel song with my kiddos today on their first day of class! Monica
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