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This “Reflection of Giving Thanks” Roll A Writing Prompt resource will get your students reflecting on why and how they’re thankful for things or people in their lives. With over 7770 unique possible combinations, you could use this year after year and never get tired of the outcomes! Students roll a dice to decide what they’re thankful for, a thankful quote to add somewhere in their reflection, a sense of thankfulness, a question to focus their thoughts, and an extra challenge prompt for them to keep in mind. The personal reflections that your students will produce will be deep, thoughtful and really bring them into the spirit of Thanksgiving!
☸ Example Rolls
⚀ -1- Reflection: I am thankful for my friends.
⚁ -2- Thankful Quote: "Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have."
⚂ -3- Senses: What does thankfulness taste like?
⚃ -4- Focus Question: When are you least thankful and how can you change this?
⚄ -5- ! Challenge ! Include some lyrics of your favorite song in your reflection.
⚠ Preview Product
Download the PREVIEW to view a demo with student-friendly instructions.
+ A full-page sheet detailing the options for each side of a dice
+ Printable dice template (two dice per page)
+ British and American English versions
+ Recording and story writing sheet
+ Student-friendly instructional presentation
✂ Teacher Preparation Instructions
Ensure students understand the basics of writing personal reflections before implementing in the classroom.
✂ Suggestions for Use in the Classroom
You could print a copy to add to writing centres, display the color version on the board for a class activity or hand out individual copies to students.
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