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.
Put at writing center Tape 6 different MESSED UP sentences and glue them onto a tissue box. The kids “roll” the box, read the sentence, write it, and then revise it. Great for a writing center! (The tissue box dice thing is a great idea!
My Leprechaun in a Jar: St. Patrick's Day Writing and Craftivity
This is a great way to quickly and informally assess students during small group or individual instruction -- students write a statement in response to what they have read, discussed, or learned, as well as a question. (use post it notes)