Winter Squiggle Story: Students love squiggle stories. Teachers love the low prep! Squiggle stories or finish the picture stories are perfect activities for your early finishers. Encourage your students to think deeper when they use their divergent thinking skills to finish the picture.
These types of activities do not have to add to your already full schedule. Use them for morning work, early finishers, inside recess activity or Friday Fun Day activity after your students know the format of the lessons included with this packet.
This file includes:
--2 half-page squiggles - use when introducing how to do a squiggle story.
--What does a squiggle look like? Think outside or inside the box examples. (colorful and black & white versions)
--4 Differentiation Cards - Expectation for picture assignment
--4 Differentiation Cards - Expectation for writing assignment
--5 generic squiggle writing assignments
--1 of the generic squiggle writing assignments includes an example that you can when you introduce the assignment.
--16 winter / Christmas writing assignment - squiggle writing pages with the following clipart:
-Hot chocolate / cocoa
-Boy on sled
JOURNAL PAGES - assignment strips that students glue in their journals
--1 generic journal squiggle page which includes 10 different assignments
--6 seasonal journal squiggle pages (same assignment on the page - class set)
-House with snow
-Boy on snowboard
--1 blank story paper
--1 story graphic organizer
If you like this, check out my fall themed one:
Fall Squiggle Writing Lessons
Looking for more lessons that will encourage your students to think deeper?
CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY: Early Finisher Christmas Word of the Day
WINTER ACTIVITY: Early Finisher Winter Word of the Day