I love opinion writing, and since Valentine's day reminds me of all things sweet, this topic is perfect for February (or any time of year, because sweets are always good!) In this activity, students must choose their favorite sweet treat, and then write an opinion piece supporting their choice. The
These Christmas-themed opinion writing flip books are sure to keep your kids entertained while writing their opinions about 15 different topics. If you like these, you might like the original packet of Opinion Writing flip books:Opinion Writing - Flip Books - 15 topicsEach flip book is ready to prin
Opinion Writing ActivitiesTo introduce opinion writing first the children must understand the difference of fact vs. opinion. I have created a pocket chart sort you can do as a class to help them understand what facts and opinions are and how they are different. Then I always create a chart to teach
This was developed in order to teach Opinion (or Persuasive) writing. The week long unit focuses on understanding the OREO graphic organizer and learning how reasons and examples are different and how to use both to create successful opinion writing.
The unit includes:
-Skill worksheets: Sorting F
This writing pack is geared towards kindergarten and 1st grade writers. This product features four easy to use writing prompts for each pigeon story (20 prompts total). The prompts are listed below.
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Would you let the pigeon drive the bus?
Where do you think the p
Teach your students all about opinion writing with my Opinion Writing Journal and Prompts. I have included exemplars, graphic organizers, prompts, an assessment checklist, editing checklist, writer’s checklist and extension activities. There is an adorable selfie craftivity, and several extension ac
This is the seventh unit in my new Primary Writing Series! All materials are Common Core aligned and are easy to implement and use in differentiated settings.I will be taking you from the the first few weeks in kindergarten all the way through the end of the year. These units are also perfect for f
Inside you will find a variety of Christmas themed writing prompts, pages and activities. These pages are great for morning work, early finishers, creative writing practice, art practice, creative thinking, homework and so much more!
All of the writing pages are available with primary lines for li
Inside you will find a variety of Winter themed writing prompts, pages and activities. These pages are great for morning work, early finishers, creative writing practice, art practice, creative thinking, homework and so much more!
All of the writing pages are available with primary lines for littl
This fun bundle is a combination of five different individual stories, Memoirs of an Elf, How to Catch Santa, The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas, The Gingerbread Man Loose at School, & Catch that Cookie. Each unit is packed with several choices of reading comprehension strategies, writing id
These posters use the acronym OREO to help students organize and remember the different steps in opinion writing. For each step, there is an example using Oreo cookies. This could be used across grade levels. I have used it with my kindergartners as well as my third graders. I start off the unit by
Directions: Choose from the following opinion writing prompts:
Which would you rather have for dessert – cookies or ice cream?
Which sport would you rather play – football or baseball?
Which fruit do you like best – apples or bananas?
Which would you rather eat – fruits or vegetables?
Which would y
Looking for some fun papers to make your writing program more exciting for students? This is for you! Cute and engaging papers to make your journals, writer's workshop, or writing center more FUN! There are both blank and prompt papers perfect for Christmas and other December themes. This set includ
The following product is designed to give your kinder and first grade students lots of opinion writing practice. There are 34 pages with two topics on each. I copy them double sided, fold them in 1/2 and use them as a 4 day morning writing warm up. They are also perfect for centers and writing.
This writing graphic organizer can help your students support their opinion with reasons. There is space for their topic and closing sentences, too. It's the perfect writing activity to do after a field trip since they will be so eager to share their experience and favorite part!
Here is a complete unit for students to compare Chips Ahoy and Oreo and explain which is their favorite. It includes a Brainstorm, Plan, Rough Draft, and Final Draft Paper (2 options for Chips Ahoy or Oreo). Teacher versions are available to be used with other types of cookies as needed.
SAVE MONEY WHEN YOU BUY THEM ALL TOGETHER!! Plus, get all new additions for free!I love using Daily 5 in the classroom, but my students need activities that are purposeful and engaging. That is why I have developed some go-to activities for Work on Writing, during my daily 5 time. These activities c
Do you read “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff?It’s one of my students’ favorite stories; and perfect for sequencing!With that in mind, I decided to make a flip-the-flap booklet, to help students not only practice sequencing but enjoy retelling the story as well. It’s a super-fun tran
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie :: Comprehension Book Companion & Activity Packet This packet uses simple spelling words, etc. found in the book - see preview pages in the thumbnails. There are many activities for each level of early writing! 28 Pages Total Include:* 10 Comprehension open-ended que
This butter cookie visual recipe for special needs includes 6 activities to teach cooking and to support skills such as matching, sequencing, core and fringe vocabulary, and comprehension. Great for holidays like Christmas and Valentine's Day. Use this resource with middle and high school students
Twenty printables with fun and thoughtful questions, titles, and scenarios appropriate for grades 1-6. Use for daily centers, bell ringers, morning stations, with partners or as independent seat work.You receive 1 black line PDF with:Easy reference calendar for planning20 unique write and draw pages
Everyone Loves Cupcake by Kelly DiPucchio Everyone loves Cupcake until all she talks about is how perfect everything is! Teach students the importance of being themselves with this cute, fun book! What's Included?Vocabulary PredictionText-To-TextText-To-SelfText-To-WorldStory Sequence - Beginning, M
My favorite unit all year has to be my Gingerbread Man unit. The kiddos go NUTS for this one! This unit includes lots of fun ideas including making your own class gingerbread person who runs away and leaves clues for the class to follow!Included in this unit (PDF):IntroductionGingerbread Person Clue
Your favorite books are now a listening center activity!Increase your student's independence and rigor with listening station response sheets that are specifically created for the text. These can also be used as part of your whole group instruction!Although most of our Listen Up! units are part of