If you're looking for an easy New Year's themed writing activity that will double as a nice bulletin board, this may be for you! In this activity, students will write their resolutions on hot-air balloons. The theme is SOARING INTO A NEW YEAR. The students will put the balloon together following the creative instructions. Once complete, you can put a picture of the student in the hot air balloon's basket. How cute this will look on your bulletin board! But this isn't just a writing activity. Included in the packet is a readers' theater script about New Year's Resolutions for you and your students to read prior to writing. (Any grade level can do the hot air balloon activity. The reader's theater script is probably for fourth grade and up.
This is an 8 page teaching packet. Included in this packet is:
-Hot Air Balloon Pattern (printable)
-Soaring Into A New Year Activity handout
-Soaring Into A New Year grading rubric
-What's Your Resolution- readers' theater script
-worksheet on New Year's Resolutions statistics
-Teacher notes page
Happy New Year!!!