Do your students have Wonder Journals? Have students list 10 questions they could ask about the photo and practice critical thinking
Easily display a photo with your document camera or on your smartboard and have students write descriptive sentences
Writing Prompt Photographs: Pictures tell a story. 36 photo cards to spark the imagination of your students as they write paragraphs or short stories. In pairs students share ideas about how the story could begin, what could happen in the middle, what might be an interesting ending.
7 graphic organizers for emergent and established writers
writing paper for each photo
Focusing on text-to-self connections:
What does this picture remind you of?
Does anything in this picture remind you of something in your own life?
Focusing on text-to-text connections:
Does this picture remind you of a book you have read?
Focusing on text-to-world connections:
What does this picture remind you of in the real world?