Students will write or draw a picture to represent the things special to their hearts in each space on the heart. This could be kept in his/her writing folder as a tool to come up with topics to write about for writer's workshop!
These Writer's Workshop planning maps with lined paper are great for narrative, informative, opinion, and persuasive writing pieces.Need to get your writers brainstorming ahead of time? This is a great place to start! I do this activity several times throughout the year, as student interests and fav
This is a writing assignment which you will have the option of doing two ways. No matter which you choose, you'll have everything you need.
In this assignment, your students will be able to write a letter to God. One option will allow them to do this as part of a prayerful activity in which you w
Gifts From The Heart is one my of favorite seasonal writing activities. It makes a beautiful classroom and/or bulletin board display and gets kids thinking and writing about the true meaning of gift-giving, giving gifts from the heart.This writing activity includes both a printable PDF and a link to
Students love to create heart maps that illustrate the people, places, events, memories, activities, ideas, and possessions that are nearest and dearest to their hearts.This go-to activity includes full-color student exemplars and templates to help your students create heart maps. Completed products
I made this activity as a fun way to keep my students busy working towards their writing objectives while still embracing the Valentine's Day holiday. Students will write a fictional story related to Valentine's Day. It doesn't have to be a love story. They will need to include the sayings from 5
Looking for a way to encourage kindness in your classroom? Try using these writing prompts to have students write down kind acts that they see other friends do. You could also have students write down kind things about one another. Then it's up to you -- you could pass out the notes on Fridays to
Are you looking for a quick and easy holiday writing activity? This activity doubles as a parent/guardian gift! Students write about a gift from the heart they will give this year. Included in this resource: A link to the Google interactive student pages - 2 different "wrapping paper" versionsTeac
If you don't know where to start, just write from the heart.This is a great poster to display in a writing center, during the narrative unit of writer's workshop, or when writing in journals.This visual helps jog children's memories so they don't have the dreaded "writer's block".
This graphic organizer will help your students with getting started on narrative writing pieces. Keep this organizer filled with ideas inside your student's writing folders for a reference tool. *Great back to school activity*Tool to get to know your student's and their interests*Visual accommodatio
Write From The Heart
by The RTShop
This heart is the perfect ice breaker for
students to think about topics to write during
Have the students brainstorm
about things they love, people, places,
animals and things and ask them
to write them down in their heart,
and draw them.
In this activity, you will ask students to brainstorm 12 people/things/etc. that they love or that are special to them. Then, when they need a topic for writing, they can refer to the heart. Makes a great mini-lesson for Writer’s Workshop!
In this packet you will receive a mini-lesson plan and
This year for Christmas, talk about the importance of giving gifts from your heart! Not all gifts, come in a package, some gifts we can gift all year long such as...KindnessGratitudeCheerFriendshipJoyGraceUnderstandingUse this brainstorming and planning packet to teach your students about the diffe
PLEASE NOTE: You MUST USE ADOBE READER to edit the editable fields in the letters that are included in this file (the greeting and closing fields).AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL 2021 VERSION OF THESE LETTERS HAS BEEN ADDED to account for the changes that occurred in the 2020-2021 school year due to the COVI
NEW IN 2020: Rigorous! Thought-provoking! Discussion-based! This 50-page EDITABLE unit has everything you'll need for profoundly stimulating lessons on Frederick Douglass's riveting memoir, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass!! Invite your class to engage in student-driven discussions withou
This resource contains 20 minilessons for launching the reading workshop, and 20 minilessons for launching the writing workshop. In addition to detailed minilessons, these units also contain organization tips, conferring strategies, management, graphic organizers, and activities to immerse students
The Memoirs Writing Unit includes a variety of writing activities for a memoirs or personal narratives unit including great classroom display ideas! (Includes 10 files below)
1) Memoirs Sign: A sign to display defining memoirs.
2) You Tell Me, I'll Tell You Memory Discussion Cards: In this activi
Your students will GO APE over this unique book report project. Activities for the project-based classroom. Mix-and-Match Templates allow you to create a novel unit that is tailored to your students' needs. Both PRINT and DIGITAL versions.PRINTABLE: 69 ready-to-go templates focus on a wide range of
Holiday OR Valentines Day Activity!Are you looking to teach your students about character traits?Are you in need of a writing craftivity for around the holidays? You're in luck! This craftivity allows students to express how they would give a "gift from their heart" to their family or community. The
Be sure to check out our NEW January and February NO PREP literacy and math packets! This unit contains both a printable packet version AND individual JPEG files for each document so that you can easily upload to Google Classroom. Since they are in JPEG format, students should be able to write on th
This teacher pack will provide you with great interactive, differentiated, and practical materials for your middle school or high school English Language Arts - British Literature classroom. You will find enough materials to cover most of your most common units of study. This resource only includes
This CC-aligned non-fiction printable on the Loch Ness monster can be used in Grades 4-7 depending on your students' ability levels and in a number of ways by teachers (teacher-directed study in class, close reading, independent practice, homework, test prep, etc). This is a high interest article th
First of all, thank you for your interest! This resource is a very engaging way to get in some writing and grammar practice that your students will truly enjoy. This is a wonderful way to review for the writing STAAR test or for writing and grammar review any time!The directions are included and the
This Common Core-aligned informational reading and assessment on the Bermuda Triangle can be used in Grades 4-7 depending on your students' ability levels and in a number of ways by teachers (teacher-directed study in class, close reading, independent practice, homework, test prep, etc). This is a h