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This is a writing pack for an opinion writing lesson. This makes an adorable bulletin board, with your students pictures placed inside the pictures of a reindeer or elf! The following papers are included:
Would you rather be a reindeer or an elf writing page with...
just primary lines
I would rather be with space and then because
I would rather be with space and then because with wider lines
Spider Web planning page for ideas
Venn Diagram for comparing reindeer and elf
If I were an elf I would (First, Next, Then, Last)
If I were a Reindeer (First, Next, Then, Last)
If I were an elf I would... with primary lines
If I were a reindeer I would... with primary lines
Blank primary lines
Black and white Elf Clip art...6 to a sheet
RED/GREEN Elf Clip art...6 to a sheet
GREEN/RED Elf Clip art...6 to a sheet
Black and white Reindeer Clip Art...4 to a sheet
Brown Reindeer Clip Art...4 to a sheet
Individual PNGs of all clip art with transparent backgrounds
How do I use this in my classroom?
This is a great bulletin board! As a class we discuss opinion writing. Students then choose whether they would rather be a reindeer or an elf. Students use the included spider web planning page to plan their ideas for reasons why. Then I hand out the included differentiated writing pages. Blank with primary lines for on and above grade level students, and the included prompt for below grade level students. I then take head shot photos of each student and print the included black and white copies of elves and reindeer. Students color their bodies, then we post their finished writing and adorable photo and body.