Did you know there is actually a National Twinkie Day?
Your students will enjoy reading and researching about the history of Twinkies.
In this activity your students will read online web information, summarize it. Then they will sequence the history of Twinkies as well as write facts and opinions and cause and effects. In this hyperdocs- I have included sensory words organizers as well as organizers to write about How I Eat a Twinkie and organizers for persuasive writings with a Twinkies theme. They will also create new variety of Twinkies and create a commercial for it on Powtoon. This activity is wonderful for the 21st century classroom as your students will be excited and engaged as they practice identifying nonfiction facts and sequence key details in text. This HyperDocs is formatted so that your students have everything they will need in one place.
Activities include sharing ideas with classmates, reading online information, completing graphic organizers, summarizing text, creating a recording, and collaborating with classmates. Students will also create their own poster with facts about the history of Twinkies.
-Hyperdoc- links included
-Links to video
-Graphic Organizers- sequencing, facts and opinions, cause and effects, sensory words, sequence writing, persuasive writing.
-Opportunity to create video explanation
-Create a Poster
- Create an animated commercial for new flavor of Twinkies.
- Creative story writing prompts to choose from.
This product will be accessed as a link in a PDF file. You will need to be signed into your Google account. Next you will need to click on the link and you will be prompted to "Make a Copy". You can rename the file. In this PDF I explain what you will need to know and do for setting up this fun activity in your classroom. I included direct links to help with this. You will need free accounts to Newsela, Padlet, FlipGrid, Powtoon and Storyjumper as well as access to YouTube.
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