1-2-3 Come Do Some Creative Writing With Me
A delightful discovery, is that an intriguing photograph, tweaks a student’s interest, and gets their imagination, and creative juices flowing.
You know the old saying: "A picture is worth a thousand words", so I thought looking at one, could certainly provoke at least a few, getting students excited to WANT to get down to the business of writing.
With that in mind, I spent quite a few hours designing my newest packet: Fall, Picture-Driven Writing Prompts.
There are 135 fall-themed pictures to choose from, with 6 on a page to conserve ink.
Select your favorites that you think will be thought-provoking for your students, then print on card stock & laminate, so you can use every year.
Children select one, and depending on ability level, write a few sentences, a paragraph or a story on the filmstrip template.
Beforehand, use one to introduce the lesson, and as a whole group, make an example together to help explain what’s expected.
Completed projects make an awesome bulletin board.
Display students’ work with the photograph, and put the “Fall Picture Driven Writing Prompts" camera poster, in the center of your display.
I’ve also included a bookmark-size, graphic organizer, where students do a bit of pre-writing, jotting down adjectives & verbs that describe their picture.
These can also be part of your bulletin board.
Click on the link to zip on over to my TpT shop to have a look see at this 28-page packet: Fall, Picture-Driven Writing Prompts.
Today's featured FREEBIE is a scarecrow-themed writing prompt craftivity.
Completed projects turn out quite adorable.
There's nothing quite like adding a bit of craftiness to a lesson, to get kiddos excited about writing.
Well that's it for today. I truly hope these photographs are just the thing to help your students get as excited about writing, as my students have.
I’m currently working on matching, picture-driven writing prompts, for the other 3 seasons.
"We must all make do with the rags of love we find flapping on the scarecrow of humanity." -Angela Carter, From Nights at the Circus