Looking for a winter-themed How To Writing project to inspire writers of all abilities? Writing a How To piece about how to recreate an original paper snowflake design will get students writing with a purpose. This is hands-on fun, ideal for when the weather keeps you inside. Kids love cutting, decorating and writing. When posted in the hall, it generate lots of comments.
Planning sheet - 2 versions to meet your writers' needs.
Paper Snowflake Word Bank
Transition word mini anchor chart for writing directions
An Expert Writing Model - for students to see a finished How to piece and discuss expectations
Final Draft page with room for a photo
Evaluation rubric with area for student reflection
Suggested implementation plan based on classroom-tested tips
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