This is one of my FAVORITE back to school activities! It combines everything you'd need in one product!
-Allows teacher and classmates to get to know your students
-Is ENGAGING for the students
-Provides opportunities for meaningful learning (symbolism)
-Engages your students in the full on writing process
-Connects parents to student learning
Throughout this project, students will:
-Learn about symbolism
-Choose symbols that represent themselves
-Bring these items to class to share (optional)
-Brainstorm what their items mean to them
-Write a paragraph about each item
-Use a revising and editing checklist
-Write a final draft (5+ paragraph essay)
All pages are included to "prep free" do this in your classroom!
I hope you enjoy!