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 is probably my students' favorite writing project of the year! Students design, draw, and write about the house of their dreams!
The packet contains:
-Planning Papers (1 for topic and conclusion paragraph, one for body paragraphs- I print these two papers back-to-back)
Students will use pictures from Chris Van Allsburg's book, "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick," as inspiration for a descriptive writing piece.
Students will first choose from EIGHT of the pictures from Van Allsburg's book, followed by students filling out the graphic organizers to help them develop
If you are looking for a great way to get your students EXCITED to write, as well as a way to incorporate art...and perhaps a little laughter into your classroom, my exchange projects are 100% the answer! I can honestly say that I am JUST AS EXCITED as my students are when they reveal their work to
This fall writing project makes a beautiful seasonal bulletin board that will take you all the way to the winter holidays! Students will write clues about an item that is missing in the leaves and other students can guess what the object is!
Detailed directions, several variations, writing pattern
Writing + Art + FUN = THESE PROJECTS!If you are looking for a great way to get your students EXCITED to write, as well as a way to incorporate art...and perhaps a little laughter into your classroom, my exchange projects are 100% the answer! I can honestly say that I am JUST AS EXCITED as my stude
A low prep art activity and a lesson in vivid descriptive writing are rolled into one with this fun and colorful fall themed project! Teach your class how to "paint word pictures" about the autumn season as you add vivid adjectives and interesting verbs to boring fall phrases using the included work
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This descriptive writing mini-unit is sure to be a hit with your students and get everyone in the mood for the holiday season. This packet will guide your students through a descriptive writing assignment that will have them pitching a proposal to the rest o
***YEARLY GROWING BUNDLE WILL BE AVAILABLE TODAY!! (WORKING ON IT RIGHT NOW!)If you are looking for a great way to get your students EXCITED to write, as well as a way to incorporate art...and perhaps a little laughter into your classroom, my exchange projects are 100% the answer! I can honestly s
This St.Patrick's Day descriptive writing project is sure to be a hit with your students and chase away the end-of-winter blues!
BREAKING NEWS!! A historic golden clover has gone missing from the town museum and leprechaun trickery is suspected. Can your students come up with a plan to catch the
This writing project includes a three page original story that students will first read or listen to. Students will then take the perspective of someone who lived through these spooky events described in the story, and tell about them in their own words. This narrative/descriptive writing prompt is
This is a 10 page, fun descriptive writing unit aimed at middle school students. Students will create three different projects based on a fictitious travel destination they develop. They will create a descriptive sales letter, a travel brochure, and a video or powerpoint presentation. Each of the
Who can resist the intrigue of a haunted house? Your students will love designing and describing a haunted house on their own!Skills reinforced in this unit:using visualization to help with descriptive writingusing strong words to paint a vivid pictureparagraph developmentshow not tellincluding sen
Looking for a descriptive writing project to inspire writers of all abilities? Students have a vested interest in using clear, concise language to describe their ultimate birthday party! Included are optional a mapping and invitation element to make this a creative, multi-modal writing project. Kids
A low prep art activity and a lesson in vivid descriptive writing are rolled into one with this fun and colorful spring themed project! Teach your class how to "paint word pictures" about the spring season as you add vivid adjectives and interesting verbs to boring spring phrases using the included
This week-long writing project includes a lesson plan, two worksheets on descriptive and figurative language, a prewriting organizer, writing paper, a rubric, and an art project fit for a hallway display.
In this descriptive writing lesson, students are encouraged to write with rich description as
This activity is great for Back to School, Open House, or any other time of year as a fun, creative writing activity to brighten your hallway or classroom! I use this descriptive personal writing activity during the first week of school, pair it with Twitter Social Media Theme Follow Us Bulletin Boa
Get your students EXCITED about writing by having them create characters that will star in their stories they write all year long. ---------------------WHAT IS THE CHARACTER FACTORY?---------------------Students will use The Character Factory packets to create their own, personal character… complete
Get in the spirit of the Halloween season with this creative writing project. This haunted house real estate project gives the students the chance to practice their persuasive writing in a unique way. This creative writing project also allows students to practice using figurative language such as
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.
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Teacher Project Notes
“My Utopian Bedroom Descriptive Writing & Design Project” is an engaging, creative, and FUN project for upper-elementary and junior high students! Students are given the freedom to think outside the box, use their imaginations, and create a unique space that represents their interests and uniqu
I have designed a 16 slide powerpoint presentation on a dream bedroom. What furniture would be in the room? What would be hanging from the ceiling? Etc. Sample sentence starters are also included! This is a fun and engaging writing project that students LOVE!
Writing with imagery is a skill that can be translated into many genres of writing. In this 3-day descriptive writing project, students learn how to write with imagery while describing objects they see every day! This is a descriptive writing project--complete with video instructions--that guides st
Have your students get in touch with all their senses with this fun descriptive writing assignment! Perfect for Halloween! This was written for a group of middle-schoolers but could easily be used with both lower and upper grades. The kids had so much fun doing this they almost forgot it was a sc