This project is meant for students to explore writing by creating a Peace Booklet. This booklet will include their original artwork, and ideas surrounding peace. At the beginning of the calendar year, students could return from the holiday break and reflect upon the concept of peace.
The New Year's themed essay writing bundle includes 3 different prompts. There is one prompt each for expository, persuasive and narrative essay writing. In addition to the prompts, there are instructions on using it as a demand or timed writing prompt (great for use with a Substitute teacher) as
Students will answer a variety of questions describing how they spent their New Year's Eve. This activity is perfect for teaching the past tense in context!
A rubric is included should you wish to use this activity to evaluate students' writing and their use of the past tense.
Looking for a fun way to reflect on 2012? Have students bring in a picture of the best thing that happened in 2012. They can use the picture to talk with a classmate about what was happening in the picture. This is their oral pre write. Then students write about the photo and why it represents t
A classroom management tool that holds students accountable to classroom expectations. Includes an introductory letter to families informing them of the new procedure, and a copy of a reflection sheet. I uploaded it as a word document so you can edit it if you'd like. Enjoy!!
Starting a new year means setting goals and looking forward to new things in the future. This is a great resource to get students writing about their goals for the new year. There are many choices to choose from and also has a built in rubric on each writing sheet.