This unit has everything you need to get your new first graders writing! It includes a beginning of first grade journal, writing prompt pages, 9 activities to use after reading classic first grade books, and an All About Me writing project!
To be a bit more specific, here's what's inside:
*Beginning of First Grade Journal Cover & writing prompt pages: (bind into beginning of the year journal, use as writing center activities, or use however you want!)
-Summer Fun, First Grade Feelings, Ready to Learn, My Teacher, Lunch Time, Recess Fun, Favorite School Supply, Going to School, My New Friend, My Favorite Special Class, What I Like About First Grade, I am a Reader, I am a Writer, I am a Mathematician, I am a Scientist, Social Studies Fun, blank page
*Back to School Book Activities/Reading Responses:
The Night Before First Grade Writing Activity
First Day Jitters Graph/Writing Activity
Kissing Hand activity – My Kissing Hand
Chrysanthemum activity – My Name is Special
Wemberly Worried Reading Response
First Grade, Here I Come – Students draw 4 things that they are most excited about + Writing Activity
A, My Name is Alice: Use to review letter sounds. Students write name and one thing they like that begins with the same letter as their name. They then draw a self-portrait and a picture of the object that they like.
*All About Me Writing Project: Cover and Self-Portrait, 3 All About Me graphic organizers/pre-writing
-All About Me writing pages to be used separately or bound into “All About Me” book:: I Like...., All About Me, All About My Family, What I Like to Do, My Favorite Food, I’m Good At..., blank page for you to use as you wish!
Everything in this unit is print and go! I hope your students enjoy these activities. Please be sure to provide feedback! Thank you so much! :)