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Writing Task Card Prompts and Printables Pack-Zing Into Spring

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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Your students will hop right up and want to waddle their way through this seasonal collection of writing activities and story sheets!

Animals, insects, weather, holidays, and plants are just some of the spring topics included in this colorful and creative resource.

Seven different sets colorful of task cards with creative prompts for both fiction and non-fiction topics are featured, along with a lesson guide, list of common-core standards, and helpful hints on how to organize your literacy station materials. Your students' writing will be full of descriptive "zing" in no time!

The list of prompt topics follows:

*Would you ever?

*What if?



*Free Writes

*I Wonder

*Make Your Own

Be sure to check out the preview to see what else is included!

Word banks are provided so that students have an easy reference tool for spelling seasonal words correctly, along with a variety of themed story-writing and list-making printable pages. Task cards can be printed for use as whole group lesson prompts or kept at a literacy center. They can be produced in full color or gray scale, and kept in a sheet protectors in a binder, or printed two-per-page, laminated, cut, and in a box or on a binder clip ring.

This pack provides your students with lots of choices and can used to compliment a variety of fiction and non-fiction mentor texts. Read about the favorite books I use in my classroom in this BLOG POSTover at Classroom Tested Resources!

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DJ Inkers (Commercial License # 1113193376) at DJ INKERS

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Looking for more garden-themed activities? This GROWING A GARDEN OF VOCABULARY pack was designed to be used with Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal's picture book, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt.

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Continue to keep calm and teach on!

Warm Regards,



Stories and Songs in Second





Total Pages
78 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.


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