Character Description - my class were confused over adjectives to describe personality and adjectives to describe appearance. We wrote appearance adjectives on arrows and personality adjectives on hearts. Then we used these words when writing wanted posters for the wolf from The Three Little Pigs.
cheryl sorg - thumbprint portrait....awesome twist on self portraits. have kids stamp their thumb print in ink, have them draw out the pattern, have them write words describing themselves, books they like, music they love along the patterns of their print