Squiggle Story: Students love squiggle stories. Teachers love the low prep! Creative thinking and divergent lessons like these are often able to reach my hard to motivate student when traditional methods weren’t.
These types of activities do not have to add to your already full schedule. Use them for morning work, inside recess activity or Friday Fun Day activity after your students know the format of the lessons included with this packet.
This packet contains:
--2 half-page squiggles - use when introducing how to do a squiggle story.
--What does a squiggle look like? Think outside or inside the box examples. (colorful and black & white versions)
--Expectation for picture assignment (4 cards) so you differentiate
--Expectation for writing assignment (4 cards) so you differentiate
--5 generic squiggle writing assignments- can be used as morning work, seat work, homework, or set up as a center
--16 seasonal squiggle writing assignments- themes include: Halloween, fall, Thanksgiving, Veterans Day, Columbus, Native American, pilgrims
--1 of the seasonal squiggle writing assignments includes 2 examples that you can show your students when you introduce the assignment.
--1 generic journal squiggle page (10 different assignments)
--6 seasonal journal squiggle pages (same assignment on the page - class set)
--1 story paper
--1 story graphic organizer
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