I am always looking for a fun and engaging way to get my students to write. This is the first of many collaborative descriptive writing projects that will have your kids ASKING for more! PLEASE SEE THE PREVIEW FOR A CLOSER LOOK!Here's how it works:★The students are asked to create a monster by drawi
This $1 deal is great for introducing descriptive writing.
Included is a page for students to create and draw their monster, a graphic organizer, and lined paper for their finished writing.
Students create and draw a detailed picture of a monster. They everything about their monsters on the grap
This descriptive writing unit comes complete with a day by day writing plan. This writing activity takes about 7-8 days to complete depending on your writing block schedule. Your students will be so engaged! *The purchase of this product is good for TWO classroom teachersIn a nutshell, your stud
This pack is going to be a favorite among your students! There are 5 wacky monsters that the students can make and use to write a descriptive writing peice. There are 2 construction options provided. One option is a printable that the students color and construct or you can use the templates that yo
Want a great engaging activity to get your students excited about descriptive writing - look no further! This Monster Match activity is perfect to introduce students to writing descriptive paragraphs and adding details in writing. As we know, details are what make writing interesting. Showing stu
This printable 'My Monster' descriptive writing packet will make prepping a quality week of writing for your students fast and effective.It includes everything you need for a week of writing!Print the pages to provide your students with prompts and papers to guide them through the PLAN - DRAFT - ED
This is a really fun writing unit for Halloween or any other time of the year. Students learn how to write descriptively by using sensory details to create 5 paragraph monster description. Students illustrate their monster and have partner do the same. They really enjoy comparing the pictures to se
Students will listen to the teacher read the story I Need my Monster and then will create their own monsters. After drawing their monster, students will answer questions that will help them describe their monster. Students can then write a descriptive paragraph about their monster using the include
This Design a Monster writing unit includes all you need for your students to practice descriptive writing. Students create their own monster and then develop a strong description that will help others recreate the same monster! This is an engaging unit that is perfect for keeping students excited a
My students love the book I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll!
In this book, the main character is missing his monster terribly. As substitute monsters are sent in to help him get to sleep, he systematically describes how each one is not his beloved monster, Gabe. Students are given details that des
This monster-themed activity is a fun, engaging way to introduce descriptive writing to your Kinders and Firsties! Simply cut and glue different attributes/descriptive words to create your “monster mash-up!”
There are two easy ways to build your monster. You can just choose the different attribute
This is the graphic organizer to a Halloween writing activity that has students creating their own monster and producing a descriptive informational writing with multiple paragraphs.
For the activity, students draw their own monsters in secret being sure no one else sees what their monster looks l
I designed this product to help my students to be more descriptive in their writing. This project is fun and engaging for students and the activities help them to make better word choices and write detailed and descriptive paragraphs.
The pack includes:
-Descriptive Monster Words Sheet
This fun, creative writing activity is a perfect addition to any writing workshop! Using illustrations, descriptions, question prompts and their own imagination, your students will have fun creating their own monster hunt! Let your students create their own monster and then watch them put their wr
Draw My Monster is a super fun way to reinforce descriptive writing skills in October!
First, students draw their own "friendly" monster and describe it on the provided writing stationery using descriptive techniques.
Next, the original monsters are turned in to the teacher and students swap desc
Make descriptive writing fun with an integrated art activity where students create and describe a monster. Descriptions only are then traded with a classmate. Classmates then have to recreate a monster based on the description they receive.
This activity includes:
Teacher Project Notes
Need something fun to help you teach description in writing? Here it is! Students will love creating their own monster...using only their words!
Directions: Students will use graphic organizers to describe their monsters with as much detail as possible. Afterwards, students will publish their descr
Students will read and follow a set of directions in order to create their very own monster! They will also write a descriptive paragraph using several adjectives to describe their monster. I did this project will a small group of first graders and they absolutely loved it!
Personally, this resource is my FAVORITE writing unit I teach in an entire school year! This kids have an absolute blast with this descriptive writing unit and their writing really flourishes!INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE (118 SLIDES + Additional Slideshow):PACING GUIDEVISUAL ART COMPONENT-Preparation a
This project is a fun way to introduce or reinforce descriptive writing and is perfect for Halloween or any time of year. This set includes a descriptive writing graphic organizer, a final draft writing page and materials for creative the Monster Under My Bed craft.
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This product is a mini writing booklet for students to practice descriptive writing. Students finish the sentence starter and draw a picture of their monster. Pages included:
Why I like my monster
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Your students will have to design a monster for a fictional upcoming video game that is similar to Pokemon. They will have to fill in a monster database page, describe their monster's appearance and abilities, explain where the monster lives and write a short story about their monster. In addition,
Descriptive Writing Fun!
I have found that many of my students have trouble with descriptive writing. These sheets provide scaffolded practice to help students become more colorful, imaginative writers. Here’s how I use these sheets:
1. Whole class- I choose one of the monsters and as a class we
Exuberant! Amusing! Pleasurable! Being an effective author is all about "show, not tell"- using descriptive writing to help the reader visualize. Add interesting word choice, and you got yourself an engaging piece of text!
This lesson plan and activity challenges students to makeover boring sentenc