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Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar

Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
Back to School - Our Names Research and Interview Writing Project - The Name Jar
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Welcome Back to School All!

This engaging, CCSS aligned back to school project is a great way to get to know your students, and immediately have parent involvement in your classroom learning!

In class, you will share a reading of The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi. After the reading, students will reflect on the text and think about their own names. They will then go home and interview their family members to find out more about how and why their names were chosen for them. Kids get a kick out of interviewing their parents, and they learn so much about their names.
From their research and interview, students can write personal narratives using the information they discovered.


How to use this packet...

Writing and Research Project
Students will:
 Share a reading of “the Name Jar”
 Interview family members about their names and meaning of their names.
 Reflect on their own feelings of their names.
 Use the parent interview and their own reflection to prepare a writing piece about their names.
 Included is a teacher writing checklist rubric. CCSS aligned.

** NOW INCLUDED- STUDENT GRAPHIC ORGANIZER!**

Happy Reading, Researching, and Writing!
Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 days
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