Fun project for use with short stories and poems that include a dead character. Can be used as a light-hearted project or for making connections with the text. Also good to use with Lake Superior State University’s Banished Word List—make a gravestone and an obituary for an overused, worn out word!
Print and go ready!
Obituary and gravestone can be used together or separately.
Student Instruction Printable for Obituary with Rubric
Gravestone Template with Student Instructions
Obituary Writing Handout or Teacher Notes
Bonus: Overused Word Obituary printable with rubric
Banished word list: http://www.lssu.edu/banished/
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Make sure your students are able to handle writing about death. May not be appropriate for all students.
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