Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)

Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
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Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
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Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)
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What is the Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet (K-2)?

The Thematic Writing Center Extension packet includes word cards, story prompt rings, story starter cubes, resource books, nonfiction readers, word lists, write the room activities and writing paper.

All of these items are available in all 90 themes. The packet includes 12 word cards per theme for a total of 1,080 cards. This packet can be used in conjunction with my Thematic Writing Center packet or completely stand-alone without the Thematic Writing Center packet.

This packet is offered in a differentiated format to cover skills for K-2. The readers, write the room, writing paper, story prompt rings and resource book are differentiated.

Watch THIS VIDEO to HEAR and SEE more about the program!

What is included in this Thematic Writing Center EXTENSION RESOURCE Packet?

- 1,080 fiction word cards (12 word cards per 90 themes)
- 90 thematic posters (color & black/white)
- 90 resource books (fact sheet, 5 page story w/ picture clues, word bank sheets)
- 180 nonfiction readers (90 lower leveled, 90 advanced leveled)
- 90 picture/word reference sheets
- 180 story prompt rings (90 lower leveled, 90 advanced leveled)
- 90 story starter cubes (inserts for the "see through" cubes)
- 150+ pages of differentiated writing paper
- 180 write the room activities (90 lower leveled, 90 advanced leveled **see skills below**)

What makes THIS packet so unique?

After posting my original Thematic Writing Center (Kindergarten and First Grade) and my Thematic Writing Center (Second Grade) teachers begged for more because their kids begged to take a turn a the writing center! I wanted to create a writing center packet that could stand alone as a supplemental writing center or could easily be paired with my original writing center packet! If you own that original writing center and you would like to "see" how this packet can easily be paired with it... please view THIS VIDEO!

Please view the attached preview to SEE the packet up and close!

What themes are included?

Just a reminder that the themes are independent of one another! You can swap the themes to any month you need!

September:
Apples
School
Transportation
Fairy Tales
School Helpers
Park
Family
Feelings
School Supplies
School Subjects

October:
Halloween
Fall Animals
Fire Safety
Owls
Fall
Pumpkins
Jungle Animals
Three Little Pigs
Three Little Bears
Three Billy Goats

November:
Thanksgiving
Baking
Then and Now
Scarecrows
Veteran’s Day
Maps & Globes
Community
Bees
Reptiles
Mammals

December:
Reindeer
Gingerbread
Christmas
Holidays
Needs
5 Senses
Polar Express
Winter
Colors
Manners

January:
New Year
Arctic Animals
Snow
Bears
Winter Sports
Woodland Animals
Hibernation
The Mitten
Penguins
MLK

February:
Dental Health
President's Day
Valentine’s Day
Germs
My Body
Friendship
Groundhog’s Day
Castles and Kings
Western
Travel

March:
St. Patrick’s
Dinosaurs
Moon
Snakes
Spring
Pond
Pets
Construction
Exercise
Healthy Food

April:
Easter
Frogs
Butterflies
Plants
Weather
Farm
Bugs
Space
Ponies
Chickens

May:
Zoo
Ocean
Community Helpers
Pirates
Beach
Summer
Bedtime
Koalas
Picnic
Camping

What activities are included in the writing center?

Just a reminder that these activities are replicated for all 90 THEMES!

The following activities are included for each of the 90 themes. Each of these systematic activities allow you the simplistic bliss of teaching the activity only one time for the entire school year.

::Resource Book::

The resource book is included for all 90 themes. The resource book includes a cover sheet, nonfiction fact sheet, differentiated nonfiction reader and reader word bank sheets. Place the resource book in a binder or spiral bind it.

::Story Prompt Rings::

The story prompt rings are a way to give students a “jump start” to their story. Choose between the two differentiated versions. Place the story prompt rings in the writing center along with writing paper.

::Story Starter Cube::

The story starter cube is a way for students to engage in the writing process in a fun and hands-on way. The students will roll the story starter cube and then write a matching story.

::Readers::

The readers are available in two differentiated levels. The students can read the kid-friendly nonfiction reader and apply the facts in their writing.

::Write the Room::

The write the room activities are a way for students to add movement to the writing center. You can choose between the two included differentiated versions. You can also print and place the cards on a ring as a stationary option.

Write the room skills covered:

September Themes:

"Lower Level"- Alphabet
"Above Level" - CVC Words

October Themes:

"Lower Level"- Alphabet
"Above Level" - CVCe Words

November Themes:

"Lower Level"- Beginning Sounds
"Above Level" - Digraphs

December Themes:

"Lower Level"- Beginning Sounds
"Above Level" - Blends

January Themes:

"Lower Level"- Final Sounds
"Above Level" - R Controlled

February Themes:

"Lower Level"- CVC words
"Above Level" - Vowel Teams

March Themes:

"Lower Level"- CVC words
"Above Level" - Diphthongs

April Themes:

"Lower Level"- Final Sounds
"Above Level" - Long Vowels

May Themes:

"Lower Level"- Digraphs
"Above Level" - Special Sounds


What grade is this packet for?

I very RARELY create a packet for more than one level but this packet has been specially designed and thought out so that it will cover students in Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade as well! Please view the preview to make that final determination!

What is different from this bundle and the other writing center packet I just bought from you?

I wanted to create a writing center packet that could stand alone as a supplemental writing center or could easily be paired with my original writing center packet! If you own that original writing center and you would like to "see" how this packet can easily be paired with it... please view THIS VIDEO!

Questions?

Please email me at littlemindsatworkllc@gmail.com

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Teaching Duration
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