Picture of the day…Writing About Animals!
This 250-paged teaching packet contains 26 pictures of animals to prompt daily writing of narrative and informational pieces.
The picture prompts can be used whole group or individually in a center. Each picture has a matching narrative and informational story prompt ticket along with final copy pages for publishing.
The pictures in this packet can be used with the provided writing prompts or students can create their own story ideas. This is an easy way to teach life cycles of different types of animals. Using the color-coded graphic organizers students will learn the structural elements necessary for narrative and informational writing pieces.
Watch as your students begin to write with detail and organization.
Use the large pictures for whole group instruction or
smaller picture cards for writing centers.
*26 Large Animal Pictures for whiteboard (Use each
picture for both narrative and/or informational
*Small Animal Picture Cards for Centers (Print and
Laminate for students to choose at a writing center)
*Pre-Write Graphic Organizers (Narrative and
Informational) Color-coded to help students identify
elements within their writings ***Color Code on
*Narrative and Informational Writing Anchor Charts
*Narrative and Informational Writing Checklists (for
the Writing Process)
*Lined Pages for Final Copies of Writing (for
Publishing Final Copies of stories)
*Story prompt tickets for notebook paper(a good option to save copies)
Animal Pictures (Animal life cycles and story starters):
granddaddy long-leg spider
bird – robin
green tree frog
Be sure to check out the preview to see a sample of what you will get with each animal picture. I hope you enjoy using these and will leave me feedback above. I’d love to know what you think. Thanks so much and have a great school year!-Yvonne Sassy in Second
If you like this product you might enjoy my Picture of the Day…Narrative Quick Writing for Kids
! It involves using “timers” for teaching writing along with the same color-coding techniques found in my Picture of the Day…Writing About Animals.