Create a monster: this activity combines the elements of a game with art and vocabulary (adjectives & basic body parts) along with the optional component of story writing.
This activity can be used:
-anytime to support work with adjectives and creative writing
-as an annual Halloween activity
-for individual work or students can collaborate to create a monster together
-as seatwork or as a center
-to write a story related to their monster, describing it using the given adjectives to reinforce vocabulary
Suitable for elementary students Grades 1-5.
-1 PDF page for students
-1 PDF page with teacher instructions/suggestions for introductory and follow-up activities as well as examples of writing prompts for students to use
With introductory activities and explanations, the art activity can take a total of 45-60 minutes or 90 minutes if the written component is included.