Girls love princesses and boys love dragons! What better way is there to get children excited about writing than to give them the opportunity to draw and write about their favorite subjects! Illustrating their own stories gets children involved in their learning and makes them an active participant in their education!
Included in this packet
A full color THE PRINCESS AND THE DRAGON open ended original story with questions at the end to inspire students to write and draw a story
Step by step directions for creating a princess and a dragon
A variety of leveled writing paper to aid in differentiation of your students
2 full color posters in which students use their observation skills to find items pictured in the picture.
2 levels of writing paper where students choose to draw and LABEL or draw and SPELL what they see in the pictures
12 word wall cards with pictures
COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS ADDRESSED FOR KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE
W.K.5. With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed
RL.K.7. With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
W.1.3. Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure
W.1.5. With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
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