Great for Back to School, a new semester, or any time. This is a fun project for students to introduce themselves or as a tie-in for reading. Includes two versions-- one for students to do about themselves and one for use with literature or informational texts.
Print and go!
Version 1: Student Version-- useful as an introduction activity for Back to School or start of a new semester. Remind students that the can be wanted for anything (school appropriate) good or bad as they design their wanted posters. Pencils and/ or access to black and white photo printing useful.
Version 2: Character/ Person version: Students will write up the wanted poster for a character from a novel or a person from the informational text. Can be used with a specific text, or as part of a Back to School activity for students to begin thinking about literature and reading. Also can be wanted for good or bad reasons.
• Al Capone for his role in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
• The driver of the car that killed Myrtle in The Great Gatsby (Daisy)
• The person who raped Mayella Ewell or the person who attacked Scout and Jem, in To Kill a Mockingbird
• The bomber in The Westing Game
Students can draw police sketches that may or may not look much like the wanted figure.
Great to print on stationary paper that looks like old paper. Also works well printed on leftover resume paper..
File is a Single PDF.
This item is also part of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre Bundle PDF
and part of the Back to School ELA Activities Bundle - PDF
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