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Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF

Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
Product Description
Fun set of projects for Back to School, start of the semester, or any time. These activities are short, fun activities to help get to know students, but unlike many “All About Me” activities, these each have an English Language Arts tie in. Students will work with analogies, descriptive writing, theme, and much more. Pick the one that fits your classroom! Also great for Back to School Night/ Open House decorations.

Contents:
Animal Mash-Up: students use animal traits to share who they are. Then they design an animal-mash up with those traits. Example: fast as a cheetah with a drawing that may include cheetah legs. ELA tie in: Analogies

Movie of My Life: students imagine a movie version of their life. They pick actors/ actresses to play the roles, summarize the main events, pick a song, and identify the theme and genre of their movie. ELA tie in: Theme and Genre

Wanted Poster: students introduce themselves with a drawing of themselves and what they are wanted for. They can be wanted for good OR bad reasons. Also includes a version for use with a person from a piece of literature or informational text. this is included in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre Activities Bundle. ELA tie in: Wanted Poster for a character or person.

Welcome to My Island: students design their own private island and tell what’s on it. Includes Island worksheet and an interview with the Island Owner for additional questions. Includes bonus Quick Guide to Descriptive Writing. ELA tie in: descriptive writing and location words.

Coat of Arms Project: students create a coat of arms with symbols and colors that identify them and their values. Also ties in with the Edgar Allan Poe story “The Cask of Amontillado.” Includes sample coats of arms and sample symbols. ELA tie in: Symbolism.

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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
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