Making a class book, was one of my 1st graders favorite writing activities. These booklets were also a much sought-after option during quiet reading time. Here's the scenario for this fun December writing prompt: Santa's reindeer are sick! Who will pull his sleigh on Christmas Eve?
Venn diagrams are a quick, easy and interesting way to introduce and practice comparison and contrast writing. I designed Venn Friends, as an especially fun way to do that. These are also a great way for you and your students to get to know each other better.
Are your students working on transitions and "how to" "directional" writing? How to make a pumpkin pie is a quick, easy and fun activity to help them practice.
Venn diagrams are a quick, easy and fun way to introduce the concept of comparison and contrast writing. Choosing a partner to make a "Pumpkin Venn Friend" with, is an interesting way to do that. What a fun way for students to get to know each other too. This activity will be FREE for an entire year! Woo hoo. After which time, it will be up-dated & put in my whopping 51-page Fall Venn Friends packet in my TpT shop. For your convenience, I've included a PREVIEW here.
This packet includes a variety of activities to help review and practice story elements. They have a cat-theme, so they are perfect for Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, and Pete the Cat My Rockin' School Shoes.
Use these alphabet anchor charts to help students remember and recognize lowercase letters. I've also included 2 worksheets for practice. Afterwards, have students choose 2 letters from 2 of the categories and complete the Venn diagram. This FREEBIE is part of my large, Alphabet Activities packet on TpT. Click on the link to pop on over. For your convenience I've included a preview.
Venn diagrams are a quick, easy and fun way to help students understand the concepts of comparison and contrast. These apple Venn diagrams are an interesting way to learn about your students, as well as an enjoyable way to practice name recognition and letters.
Miss Nelson is Missing, is one of my all-time favorite back-to-school books. It's also a perfect book to tuck into your sub folder. The packet includes a variety of writing, language arts and reading activites. Plus some adorable "craftivities" to review even more standards. This packet will be free for an entire year, after which time it will be up-dated & included in my 203-page jumbo Miss Nelson is Missing Literacy & Math packet in my TpT shop.
After reading Dr. Seuss's book, What Was I Scared Of? (Also found in The Sneetches) discuss what kinds of things people are afraid of and how they can overcome their fears.