This download includes step-by-step instructions on how to prepare your students for a great year of writing. This one week download walks the students through setting up their Journals
and individual Vocabulary Notebooks
. These journals and vocabulary notebooks will be utilized daily throughout the school year.
The following templates and instructions are included in this download:
✓ My Own Journal Chart
✓ Parent Letter for Journal Photos
✓ My Journal Photos pages
✓ Alphabet Sound Chart I with words for the pictures (upper and lower case letters included)
✓ Alphabet Sound Chart II page without picture words (lower case letters only)
✓ Alphabet Sound Chart III for letters with two sounds (upper and lower case letters included)
✓ Alphabet Sound Chart IV for letters with two sounds (lower case letters only)
✓ Vowels Chart
✓ Useful Words list (words: small)
✓ Useful Words list (words: enlarged)
✓ Take-a-Try pages
This download includes everything you will need to begin your year of great writing.
Please click on the preview to view sample pages from this activity packet.
Along with the writing activity packet above, I also offer a variety of other one week writing downloads specifically for K - 2nd grade. To preview these writing packets please click on the links below.
✓ Lesson #1 - Preparing For A Great Year of Writing
✓ Lesson #2 - Modeling & Journal Writing Practice
✓ Lesson #3 - Exploring Your School - Back To School Writing
✓ Lesson #4 - Writing All About Me!
✓ Lesson #5 - Family Writing Week
✓ Lesson #15 - Introduction to Narrative Writing
✓ Lesson #16 - Teaching Narrative Writing - Working With A Timeline
✓ Lesson #17 - Narrative Writing With Flare - Holiday Writing Workshops
✓ Lesson #18 - Celebrating Holiday Traditions Through Writing
✓ Lesson #19 - Writing About Your State
✓ Lesson #20 - Great African-Americans That Changed History
✓ Lesson #21 - Writing Integrated with Science - Writing About Light
✓ Lesson #22 - Writing About The Night Sky & Groundhog Day
✓ Lesson #23 - Writing About Farm Animals
✓ Lessons #24 & 25 - Writing About Animal Habitats
✓ Lessons #26 - Investigating & Writing About Motion
Along with the above activity packets, I have also developed a variety of writing and language arts activity books that make teaching these lessons fun and effective. Please click on the links below to preview these activity books.
• Just Write: A Sentence
• Letters from Ted E. Bear - Friendly Letter Writing Activities
• Just Write: A Paragraph
• Just Conventions - Daily Grammar and Conventions Practice
• Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 3rd Grade
• Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 4rd Grade
• Daily Grammar Lesson Integrated with Science - 5rd Grade
• Teaching Research Skills
The writing activity books above all supplement my complete writing programs that schools throughout the country are using in order to develop outstanding writers school-wide. Please click on any of the links below to preview these programs.
• Kindergarten Writing Program
• 1st Grade Writing Program
• 2nd Grade Writing Program
• 3rd Grade Expository Writing Program
• 3rd Grade Narrative Writing Program
• Expository Writing for 4th - 6th Grade
• Narrative Writing for 4th - 6th Grade
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Preparing For A Great Year Of Writing
by Kathryn Robinson
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License