This 18 page packet includes black and white ink-saving outlined image pages that look great when colored in by the students. It includes templates and directions for creating a craft for displaying the student writing. I used it in conjunction with a reading of the book Snowmen at Night, but you can use it without the book simply as a creative writing project. I've aligned it with the K-4 Common Core Standards for you. It could also be used to meet 5th and 6th grade standards as well.
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K.W.1 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose an opinion piece about the fall season
K.W.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose an explanatory piece about an event related to the fall season.
K.W.3 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose a narrative about a snowman at night.
K.W.4 With guidance add details to strengthen writing.
FIRST, SECOND GRADE & THIRD GRADE
1.W.1 / 2.W.1 / 3.W.1 Write an opinion piece about what snowmen do at night
1.W.2/ 2.W.2 / 3.W.2 Write an explanatory piece about a snowman
1.W.3 / 2.W.3 / 3.W.3 / 4.W.3 Write a narrative about a snowman at night.
3.W.4 / 4.4.4 With guidance, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
1.W.5 / 2.W.5 / 3.W.5 / 4.W.5 With guidance, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning revising, and editing.