May Writing Center ---
This writing packet is perfect for a writing center or literacy center. This 15 page packet includes:
8 pages – There is a black and white picture prompt at the top of each page and lines on the lower half of paper for writing about the picture. Pictures included are May related such as a seed packet, flowers in a pot, garden bag with tools, girl holding flower pot (planting), wheelbarrow of flowers, butterfly/caterpillar, grasshopper/ladybug, and bee/ant. All pictures are black and white to allow students to color after writing about the picture.
3 pages – Three black and white pictures with words are included on each page. After each picture, there are two blank lines for students to write a sentence for each picture. Page 1 has seeds, flower pot, and wheelbarrow; page 2 has flowers, garden gloves, and beetle; page 3 has ant, dragonfly, and praying mantis.
1 page – This May words chart has nine color pictures with matching words under each picture. The nine pictures/words are seeds, flowers, gloves, plant, garden bag, watering can, grasshopper, dragonfly, and firefly. Laminate and put in your writing center for students to refer to when writing.
3 pages – 1) How to Catch a Fly 2) How to Take Care of a Plant, and 3) How to Catch a Firefly – The words first, next, and last are included at the beginning of each sentence step. There is a box for students to draw a picture for each step of the process, 3 boxes and 3 sentence starters for each “how-to.”
Writing pages can also be sent home for homework allowing parents to see their child’s stage of writing. I hope your students enjoy writing about each picture included and develop a love for writing.
This activity is correlated with the following CCGPS:
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