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Hot Air Balloon Back to School Writing Craft: A Writing Conventions Assessment

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This Hot Air Balloon Back to School Writing Craft is perfect for your students to self-assess their own writing! For each writing convention, the students earn a part of their hot air balloon. It's the perfect way to integrate some meaningful writing and be purposeful with an adorable craft at the beginning of the year! You also can easily turn it into an activity for students to share with their parents after the first week of school!

Included are:
-Teacher Directions p. 3
-Hot Air Balloon Examples p. 4-5
-Hot Air Balloon Templates p. 6-8
-Hot Air Balloon Writing Templates p. 9-12
-Writing Rubric p. 13-14
-Create Your Own Writing Rubric p. 15-16
-Student Checklists p. 17-19
-Create Your Own Student Check list p.20
-Parent Letters p. 21-22

Writing TEKS Assessed:
Writing with a beginning (1.18A)
Writing with a middle (1.18A)
Writing with an end (1.18A)
Using periods (1.21C)
Using capital letters (1.17D)
Using the word wall (1.22C, 1.22E)

If you love this, be sure to check out my other Writing Assessment Crafts!
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I would love to answer any questions if you have them! I hope this writing assessment tool is a great motivation for your students!

Happy Writing!
Amanda Richardson
Mrs. Richardson's Class
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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