An easy Valentine's Day writing activity that takes little preparation and can keep the students calm and quiet as the classroom party nears!
Students describe how they feel and what they would do if a giant Hershey's Kiss lands in their backyard. Depending on the grade level and student individual abilities, requirements for the story can include use of descriptive words, use of figurative language, use of dialogue and more.
On demand writing is an important part ELA standards in the Common Core, and this is one way to practice. Students can also share their work with peers, while munching on a few Hershey's Kisses!
This assignment could also be used as a homework assignment.
Common Core Standard:
Writing 3 - develop narratives with descriptive details
3b -use narrative techniques such as dialogue, description
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