Teachers know how difficult it is to address the varied writing needs within a primary classroom. With The Ultimate Shape Book, you can conduct a writing lesson based on a literature book and provide a writing experience that is appropriate for all your students.
Nonwriters may use the blank shape form to draw their stories. They may then dictate a sentence or two about their story for an adult or cross-age tutor to write on the form.
Beginning writers draw a picture and write several sentences on the shape form with three or four writing lines.
Independent writers develop their stories on the fully lined shape form.
The 50 topics offer a variety of motivating shapes
25 animal topics, including penguin, bat, elephant, and stegosaurus
10 seasonal and holiday topics, including sailing ship, cornucopia, piñata, and heart
15 miscellaneous topics, including clown, house, mitten, and sun
Give every student a copy of the front and back covers (back cover has a poem on it too!) to cut out and color. Now everyone in class has a book to share.
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.