Mother’s Day Magazine! Writing! Grades 2-5 EDITABLE!
Your students will be a hit with this project as they create a memorable Mother’s Day gift of a personalized magazine! Your students’ mothers will be given a letter (editable) stating that they are a finalist in this year’s Mother of the Year contest and that a reporter (their child) will be coming to interview them as part of the selection process. Equipped with a press pass (editable) your students will interview their mom with a given set of questions. Your students will write like a reporter, using third person voice. Once they have gathered the information from the interview, they will begin the drafting process. Drafting paper and directions included. For the final copy, you can use the papers I have included and your students can hand write their report OR I have included a file that they can type into provided that you make a copy of the file for each student.
To add to the fun, once the magazines are completed, you can send an invitation (editable and included) to all the moms inviting them to the Mother of the Year award ceremony. You can be as creative as you want. I have included what I did in this product. Basically, I had kids reading poems and doing reader’s theaters about motherhood. I have included links to sites that you can get songs, poems and reader’s theaters for your event. The day of the award ceremony we present the moms with their magazines and a sash (not included) that says “Mother of the Year”. Of course all the moms are the Mother of the Year. We have refreshments and it is an all-around fun time! You can add your own ideas to make it your own. As I said, I have included what I did in this product.
The moms will LOVE this and your kids will have fun being a reporter and producing the magazine!
Here’s what’s included:
Editable magazine cover-just insert a photo of each mom
Letter to nominees-editable so you can add your school name
Editable press passes to add each students picture to make it official looking
Drafting paper with lines
Final copy paper with lines
Editable file for final copy so that kids can type their reports
Editable invitations inviting moms to awards ceremony
Links to sites to get Mother’s Day poems, songs and reader’s theaters to perform at the award ceremony
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