How to Make Hot Chocolate Writing February Prompt Winter Project

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Engage your students this December, holiday, and winter season with this no prep, print and teach How to Make Hot Chocolate writing project! This hot cocoa themed procedural writing task will engage your students in real world writing!

This product includes a printable version AND link for Google Slide version and digital directions.

Help your students master the skill of writing a how-to procedural writing piece to teach others how to make hot cocoa this winter season. The second writing project included is on how to do any winter activity. It will have your students be the expert to their peers as they tell how to do a winter activity they are experts at!

This is winter-themed and NOT holiday-themed, allowing you to include ALL of your students in the SAME activity!

This procedural writing project includes everything you need to introduce, review, and enjoy procedural how to writing: anchor charts, modeled writing, guiding questions, graphic organizers, rubric, and much more!

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Anchor charts and modeled writing are also included in a PowerPoint presentation so that you can use them to guide your instruction. Easy hang bulletin board letters and student writing and illustration pages are included to help you display your students' work on bulletin boards easily!

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Link for Google Slide use and digital directions


  • What is Procedural/How To Writing?
  • What are Procedural/How To Key Words?
  • What are Sequential Key Words?
  • What are Other Helpful Words?
  • Procedural/How To Writing Organization
  • Who is Your Audience?
  • What Are Procedural/How To Writing Tips?

✓Modeled Procedural/How To Writing Essay and Discussion Questions

✓Student Project Task Directions

✓Brainstorming and Planning Graphic Organizers

✓Sketching Page

✓Prompt Page (How to Make Hot Chocolate and Winter Activities)

✓Student Editing and Revising Checklist

✓Additional Resources for Open-Ended Winter Activities

✓Teacher Rubric

✓Easy Hang Bulletin Board Letters (3 different phrases included) & Final Copy Paper Options

✓Teacher Suggestions

Reasons why teachers like YOU love this product:

✓ No prep, print and go activities

✓ Real-world writing task to put those skills taught to use

✓ Non-holiday activities mean ALL students are included in the SAME activity

✓ Creative, engaging, and high-interest standards-aligned activities

Recent feedback on this resource:

"This is a wonderful well-organized resource!"

"My students loved this activity and afterward we actually made hot chocolate. The students voted on who's method was the best! Thanks!"

"Love all the planning pages/ steps that it includes to write a procedural piece. Just what younger learners need! Thanks."

"My students love all the procedural "how to..." writings. The student resource pages are loaded with information. I love the extra prompts for more options. Thank you."

"This is an awesome resource to teach procedural writing. I didn't allow my students to use a microwave, or hot water in their writing. They actually had to research a real hot cocoa recipe to use."

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).


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