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Adventures with Freddie
Here's a creative tip to help foster creative thinking, writing, and geography skills for younger learners. And, according to Ms. Brock, students love this activity!
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Cartoon Dialogues
Writing dialogue can be the trickiest part of creative writing. Ms. Russell introduces her third-grade students to this writing skill by using cartoons with blank thought bubbles.
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Complete Stories
Ms. Pearson breaks down the parts of a story using strips of colored paper glued on a white copy sheet. Adopt Ms. Pearson’s cut and paste method to write color-coded holiday stories and decorate your classroom from top to bottom (or beginning to end)!
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Create an Auto-Booklet
Fight Spring Fever and re-engage your students with a bookmaking project centered on their favorite subject: themselves! Kate shares ways you can harness their energy productively and refine their language arts skills at the same time.
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Creative Research Papers
Mr. Beachey revamped the standard research paper assignment, adding a new twist that combines rigorous research methods with creative writing and imaginative thinking. Students are more engaged with their papers, and he’s more engaged with reading them.
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Dear Abby
If your students are “Upset and Unhappy,” Ms. Mitchell has a unique writing activity that involves anonymous role-playing and supplies advice for whatever ails them.
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Dinosaurs in Language Arts
Spring into the world of dinosaurs! Ms. Loomis weaves together her social studies and language arts curriculum with unique activities based on a book about dinosaurs.
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Donde esta la Rana? (Where is the Frog?)
Here's a unique way to see if your students learned their vocabulary words: instead of a test or quiz, emply this activity. You'll see their progress and they will have fun!
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Drawing Monsters and Writing Details
Try this fun activity for the Halloween season that combines drawing and creative writing to teach young students how to write dialogue.
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Feature Stories
Mr. Whary’s unit on feature writing includes interviewing activities: a short, warm up activity in which student practice interviewing before moving on to longer, more substantive interviews.
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