Summer Writing Flapbook

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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Summer Writing Flapbook
32 Activities to keep them writing
Available in color and black and white.
Materials needed:
One file folder per child
Pencil or pen
Crayons, colored pencils or markers to make an illustration under the flaps

Activities:
Children should use the title on each flap to write a few sentences about that topic.
The first flap for Summer asks children to make a list. The first flap for each month is a calendar. Children can circle special dates and write what they are on the back of the flap.
The bottom flaps on all the have the children writing poems. The left flap is an acrostic poem. In an acrostic poem a word or a phrase that begins with each letter of the word is written to describe the word. For example,
M Many students are waiting
A Anxious for school to be done
Y Yeah, summer is almost here.
The right flap (on the monthly pages) asks the children to write a rhyming poem. Ideas for rhymes are included.
Front of folder:
Summer to do list: Complete this early in the summer, make a list of things you hope to accomplish during the summer.
Summer Adventure: If you do this early in the summer, write about an adventure you’d love to have. If you save this for later in the summer, write about an adventure from your summer. Don’t forget to illustrate it on the inside flap.
Vacation: Write about your vacation or write about a vacation you would love to go on.
Summer Friends: This could be a list of friends you played with throughout the summer or it could be a story about a fun time you had with friends this summer.
Splish Splash: Write about playing in the water at the beach or at the pool, in a water sprinkler, or even having a water balloon fight!
Summer Laughs: Write about something that really made you laugh this summer.
Summer Poem: Write an acrostic poem about summer.
Best Memory: Near the end of the summer write about something you will always remember about this summer.

Inside on left:
June: On the calendar circle special days you are looking forward to in June. Write or draw about them on the inside flap.
First Day Feelings: Write about how it feels to have no more school for the whole summer. Don’t forget to illustrate on the inside flap.
A Favorite Day: Near the end of the month write about a favorite day in June.
Fun to Do: Write about something that was really fun or give directions on something new you learned to do this month.
Thoughts on Our Flag: June 14 is Flag Day, do a little research on the flag and write some facts or list why you are proud to be an American.
My Dad or My Hero: Father’s Day is June 15. Write a story about a time with your dad or someone special to you.
June Poem: Write an acrostic poem about June.
June Rhymes: Write a rhyming poem about June. See the list of possible rhymes for ideas.
Inside on right:
July: On the calendar circle special days you are looking forward to in July. Write or draw about them on the inside flap.
Rainy Day: On a rainy day this summer write about what fun things you can do when it rains or write a story about a rainy day adventure.
A Favorite Day: Near the end of the month write about a favorite day in July.
Fun to Do: Write about something that was really fun or give directions on something new you learned to do this month.
My Country: July 4th is Independence Day. Write about your celebration or write about what you know about how our country got its start.
A Good Deed: Tell a story about how you helped this summer.
July Poem: Write an acrostic poem about July.
July Rhymes: Write a rhyming poem about July. See the list of possible rhymes for ideas.

On the back of the folder:
August: On the calendar circle special days you are looking forward to in August. Write or draw about them on the inside flap.
Water Fun: Write about playing in the water at the beach or at the pool, in a water sprinkler, or even having a water balloon fight!
A Favorite Day: Near the end of the month write about a favorite day in July.
Fun to Do: Write about something that was really fun or give directions on something new you learned to do this month.
One More Time: Write about something you want to do one more time before school starts.
School Thoughts: School will begin again soon. Write about your feelings or your plans for the new school year.
August Poem: Write an acrostic poem about August.
August Rhymes: Write a rhyming poem about August. See the list of possible rhymes for ideas.
Total Pages
20
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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Summer Writing Flapbook
Summer Writing Flapbook
Summer Writing Flapbook
Summer Writing Flapbook