Writing and photography activity. Students choose the best part of them and describe what they love. Great for the beginning of the year to get to know students. Must cultivate an appropriate classroom climate first.
End of School May. Twist this and have your teachers write this for themselves. Edit the questions to reflect your goals for your school year! Fun first day activity: Have kids write a letter to themselves at the end of the year.
Interactive Writing Notebook for First Grade - First Grade Centers and More. First lesson is topic sentence with two reason sentences; progresses to 3 reason sentences; then includes a closing sentence as the year progresses.
Writing Pin Students will fold their paper 4 times. The first fold will have a simple sentence and then each fold they will expand the sentence such as adding an adjective. This way they are learning to be more descriptive writers.
Creative Writing - Trapped in a Snow Globe! Use a clear plastic bowl for the globe and Epsom salt for the snow. Have students write their own stories for what would happen if they were stuck in a snow globe.
Angelina Gucu Due This is a great writing activity for teaching opinion. The students can come up with their own opinions with different topics. They also have to explain why they like one topic more than the other.