If you are looking for a writing lesson that's great for Valentine's Day and/or Martin Luther King, Junior...this is for you! This is a 31-page teaching packet. It includes tons of printables and great options for you to choose from. In this lesson, you'll be teaching your students how to use transition words when writing a set of directions. You'll have so many different ways to introduce this topic! As a culminating activity, your students..as Cupid...will write directions for how to get a person to fall in love. This is always hysterical to read! That's just one of the creative options! You'll also have a Valentine's Day readers' theater script to read with your students---focusing on Cupid in Greek mythology.
Included in this 31 page packet is:
-Printable "All About Cupid"
-Cupid and Psyche Reader's Theater Script
-1 writing activity "From the Desk of Cupid" which includes a few printables
-1 writing activity "Cupid's Corner" which includes a few printables
-Worksheet "We Love Transition Words"
-2 transition word practice worksheets
-Overhead Transparency / Printable and worksheet focusing on "How To Build A Snowman"
-Transitional Word Reference Sheet printable for your student's binders/notebooks
-2 Transitional Words programmable printable
-4 printables focusing on Martin Luther King Jr. and the usage of transition words
-Overhead Transparency (transitional words)
-From the Desk of the Beast (from Beauty and The Beast) creative writing option
-Teacher Notes Page explaining how to use the options
Enjoy! This really makes for a good minilesson...and a great tie in for Valentine's Day and/or Martin Luther King Junior Day!