Need fun writing and art activities to get your second graders back into the routine of writers' workshop? This pack is loaded with differentiated ideas. We've even included a blank lined page to help those eager writers! These prompts and activities will last beyond that first week of school!
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p.s. If you are outside of the USA, we've received a request to update this pack to include "2nd class" instead of "2nd grade" and summer holiday in lieu of summer break. There are three pages additional pages at the end of the pack now for those of our with nuances in English.
These activities will give you a glimpse into where your students are academically, but also into their interests and personalities- which is critical for personalizing instruction throughout the year!
The art portion of this pack includes the following drawing prompts:
- Self Portrait (more formal) or #selfie to bring in some pop culture
- Teacher Portrait
- Draw your Brain on the First Day of School
- Draw your Dream School Lunch
The writing portion containts the following prompts:
- All About Me (2 pages)- can be drawn or written
- 5 Facts about Me; 10 Facts about Me (differentiated!)
- Find Someone Who ( a great ice breaker!)
- My Goals for First Grade
- When I Grow up
- How to be a Good Classmate
- If I Ruled the School (my students' ultimate favorite!)
- My Perfect Day
- What I Will Miss about Summer Break
- I Wish Poem
- A blank lined page for those who need more space
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Nicolette and Karen
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