Show Me Writing encourages children to use their five senses to ”show” their readers their stories instead of “telling” them. Good stories are NOT told. They are shown.
Show Me Writing: Winter includes writing materials for 14 winter themed topics PLUS blank templates for use with other topics.
What’s Included in Show Me Writing: Winter
*Five Senses Anchor Posters with questions to help students generate ideas
*Pre-writing templates with 5 senses icons
*Pre-writing templates without 5 senses icons
*Sentence drafting paper
*Story writing paper for 14 winter themes
*Blank pre-writing, sentence drafting, and story writing paper.
The following topics are included:
Drinking Hot Chocolate/Cocoa
Building a Snowman
Going Ice Skating
When I am Sick
The Big Game
Going to the Dentist
New Year’s Eve
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
On Groundhog’s Day
On Valentine’s Day
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Common Core State Standards
W.K.3 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
W.1.3 Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
W.2.3 Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.