Aligned with the CCSS.
This fun writing activity has your students creating a treasure map from a brown paper bag. They then write and explanatory piece (using the map as their guide) on how to capture a pot of gold. This activity has been a favorite in my classroom for a number of years.
This download includes:
-Student directions for the entire writing project
-Explanation for students on how to create their map.
-Final draft paper
-Notes on lesson instruction