Expository Writing Prompts Winter BUNDLE
Engage students in an expository and creative writing activity that will have them eager to share their product with anyone who will listen!
Similar to the RAFT method, students choose from a menu of characters, settings and prompts on which to base their news story. Space is also provided for illustrations. Students will have a possibility of creating 25 different stories based on their menu choices! Please read below for ONE example of a student's choice.
***** 3 SEASONAL SCOOPS *****
The result is a one of a kind, 4 page publication:
North Pole News
Winter Wonderland Weekly
Valentine's Day Digest
3 Seasonal Scoops
* North Pole News
* Winter Wonderland Weekly
* Valentine's Day Digest
~ Writing Menu Choices (black and white for duplication)
~ Writing Menu Choices (color for use in a work station / center)
~ 3 Writing Organizers
~ 4 Newspaper Composition Pages
Ideas for Implementation
~ Fast Finishers
~ Group Work
~ Parent / Student Homework
~ Literacy Centers
~ Writing Stations
~ choose 1 setting, 1 set of characters and 1 prompt.
~ plan story.
~ write rough draft on notebook paper.
~ complete final copy on provided "newspaper".
Example of Student Choice
Setting: In a Hot Air Balloon
Characters: Vinney the Valentine Dog
Prompt: Sorting and Eating Valentine Candy Hearts
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