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If you are looking for interesting ways to supplement your writing instruction because the textbook does not engage your students, here is the perfect Powerpoint bundle to build your elementary students' writing skills. Find nine Powerpoint lessons and a bonus printable inside this writing lessons bundle. Buying lessons in a bundle, saves you 30% of the cost of purchasing each product individually. You can't beat that!
Inside you'll find:
Photo Writing Prompts
Are you looking for a fun way to engage your kids in writing? Challenge your students with these fun and colorful, Powerpoint photos. This photo bundle includes twelve original photos with captions to prompt kids to produce creative writing stories.
Inside you'll find:
•I can statement & standards
•Strange creature design
•Dogs in Field
•Noise after breakfast
•Half man / half beast
•Toilet papered house
•Dog in shower
•My teacher as a vampire
"Fun and funny prompts"
Friendly Letter Writing
Are you looking for a step by step process to teach friendly letter writing to your class? Here is a Powerpoint that teaches students how to write letters by going through the parts of a friendly letter.
Inside you'll find:
The chart also introduces students to the activity with a choice of photos to introduce discussion through a See, Think, Wonder activity. Throughout the lesson, you will find questions to get kids to think or discuss. Kids are also asked to use accountable talk to respond to classmates ideas of what to put in the letter.
"This really helped my students understand letter writing. We used this resource when writing our pen pals!"
Transition Words in Narrative Writing
If your students have problems making their sentences flow into smooth paragraphs, this is the lesson for you. Teach students about transition words with this standards based powerpoint that was made to engage and challenge your students with its colorful picture packed presentation.
Inside you'll find
•Introduction to Transition Words
•Gradual release Teaching Method
•Writing prompt about a new animal at the zoo.
"What a difficult concept to teach students! Your power point helps get across the information."
Perhaps, you want to teach your kids how to write directions, but don't know where to begin on this skill. Voila! This short Powerpoint lesson guides students through the gradual release process to guide them in writing basic "How to" directions.
Inside you'll find:
•Introduction of skill
•"I can" statement
•Common core standards
•Tie in to past learning
•Teacher models directions for how to play with pixie sticks
•Teacher and students write basic directions on how to make a peanut butter sandwich.
•Students team up with a partner to discuss how to clean a bedroom
• Students write directions on how to go down a slide.
"This really helped my students be able to write directions and they had fun doing it."
Writing Opinion Activities
Are you looking for an interesting way to teach students how to write opinion pieces? Before asking students to form an opinion piece, here's a colorful Powerpoint to get them started. This Powerpoint defines an opinion piece while asking for reasons why one might write one.
Inside students will:
•Brainstorm ideas to support their opinions
•Give examples to support their thinking
•Students are to write their opinion piece in multiple paragraphs
•Proofread what they write
"Short and sweet! Right to the point!"
Text Features Project
You're curriculum demands that you teach about text features, but you don't know a fun way to get these ideas through to your students. Here is a standards based PowerPoint to guide you in the teaching of this necessary skill.
This PowerPoint includes:
•I can statement
• Definition of text features
•Listing of various features
•Assigns a project of writing an article.
Character Traits Powerpoint
Are you looking for a fun way to teach about character traits? This colorful Powerpoint, from Catch My Products, guides students through poetry writing about a specific character from a book or novel study of your choice. It uses the gradual release method to model and help kids practice before producing their final product.
"great resource for creative writing!"
Improving Sentences Powerpoint
Do your students write short, basic sentences, but you don't know how to teach them to improve on these? Give young writers the much needed guidance to strengthen their sentences and to make their writing shine with this colorful Powerpoint that follows the gradual release teaching method. Students will learn how to brainstorm for strong adjectives and add these to short, boring sentences.
"Used with 2’s was great"
Compound Sentence Powerpoint
Teach students when to use a comma after a conjunction with this standards based Powerpoint from Catch My Products. After strong teacher lead instruction, students work with a partner to answer higher level thinking questions, and report their level of understanding to the teacher. This lesson contains four extra questions to reteach and a page for teachers to evaluate students.
Plus - Hilarious Predictions Bonus
Do you need a quick print and go activity for your students? Engage and challenge your students with this creative writing story starter activity by Catch My Products. Prewriting questions are included to help students organize their thoughts. Students will enjoy this fun and somewhat silly activity!
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