Narrative & Descriptive Writing Activities
Inspired by “The Freedom from Want”
By Norman Rockwell
Need a holiday writing activity? Inspire students with the iconic work of Norman Rockwell!
Great for centers and cooperative learning groups!
Student activities include pre-writing activities Using descriptive language and creative writing skills. Student activities focus on exploring higher-level descriptive words. Writing activities include narrative and descriptive accounts. Students also discuss and write about their own personal “discovery”. Included is a short biographical “flashcard” on the artist, as well as a fact sheet on the painting.
Grades 5 & 6
• Artist biography flash card
• Painting fact sheet
• 2 Warm-up/pre-writing activities
• 2 Writing Worksheets
• 1 exit card
• Mini color print
• Extra lined page
CC Standards: W5.4: L5.1,2, & 3; W6.10