This is a great beginning of school project. It only requires a paper bag and the optional description cards in the lesson plan. You will be delighted with the items your students bring in to share. Plus, it aligns with CCSS speaking & listening ELA standards.
Includes grading rubric!
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 1 Language standards 1 and 3 here for specific expectations.)
Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification. (See grade 2 Language standards 1 and 3 here for specific expectations.)