Interactive Notebook: Elements of Fiction Creative Gumball Activity
The objective of this 9-page activity is to have your students get a better understanding of some of the elements of fiction in a different way by using gumballs and interactive notebooks.
After reading a fiction story, students will follow 3 steps.
-Step 1: Students will write the title of the book on the gum wrapper, color it, and glue it in their notebook.
-Step 2: Students will cut out the 8 elements listed on the gumballs and and then draw a certain amount from a hat that they will write about.
-Step 3: Students will be cutting the elements of fiction cards and then pasting them into their notebooks. .
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Included in this activity is:
- Teacher tips for success in the classroom
- Student example
- Student handouts with directions and blank gum wrapper templates
Students are also asked to come up with creative names for their wrappers based on the element of fiction.
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