These writing prompts are appropriate for first or second graders working on a birthday theme in their classroom or their guided reading group.
The folder includes:
1. Graphic organizer for students to list what they already know about birthdays
2. T-chart for sorting birthday gift ideas with written response following
3. Prompt about why we wrap birthday gifts
4. Graphic organizer for sequencing steps on wrapping a gift
5. Series of questions about birthdays posed by a space alien
If introduced, students should be able to work on these pages independently during literacy centers or with an adult in a guided writing and discussion time.