My Summer Vacation Cactus Writing Activity and Craft

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My Summer Was On Point Writing Activity and Craft-Summer Vacation Writing Craftivity Activity and Craft! Perfect for back to school writing. Use this fun writing activity to have your students share what they did over their summer break to make it "on point". Then, finish their writings with a fun cactus craft!

Here’s what this pack includes:

-Summer on Point Resources- use these suggested books and videos to prime your students before beginning the writing process. Perfect for kiddos who may not remember what they did over summer vacation.

-Summer on Point Lesson Plans- these easy to follow 5 day plans walks your students through the writing process from brainstorm to publishing! Use all or a few of the suggestions.

-What I Did on Summer Break Brainstorm- students work to brainstorm places they went, things they saw, and people they met. (Primary and Regular lines)

-My Summer Was On Point- Use this rough draft sheet to scaffold student’s writings into paragraph form. (primary and regular lines included)

-My Summer Was on Point Paper- publishing paper for student’s writings. (primary and regular lines included)

-Expository Writing Rubric- After students have completed their writings, use this self checking rubric to make sure their writings have everything an expository piece should include. Has a section for teacher notes as well so grading this writing is a breeze!

-Cactus Craft- 2 options for the cactus craft. Two variations of cactus so your students can pick which plant best suits their personality. Samples included.

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