Descriptive Writing - Create a Monster: $1 Deal
This FREEBIE is great for introducing descriptive writing. You could also use it as a Halloween writing activity! - The Center Based Classroom
For this fun writing activity students create their own monster and write a descriptive paragraph about them. They then cut and fold back their paper so a fellow peer can read their descriptive paragraph and try and draw what they think the monster looks like without seeing the original drawing. Whe...
More Monster Mischief! ( and a bunch of FREEBIES too!)
There Are Monsters Among Us! We have begun our Monster Unit and oh, what fun! I started out by reading and (my ♥favorites!♥) We have been working on adjectives. I introduced adjectives with these fun books... Amazon.com Widgets I love Brian Cleary's books! I gave them a monster image to fill in with all the adjectives they heard while I was reading. (Unfortunately, I left the image at school, so I will have to post it tomorrow.) Next, around the outside of the image, I had them write down…
By Reading Girl XOXO Guess what, everyone? Only 6 more weeks until Halloween! Time is flying! The month of October is going to be quite busy for me, (on the weekends that is) so I'm starting my Halloween fun this weekend by going to a corn maze with Sam and some friends of mine. Can't wait! Last year, we found our way through the maze pretty easily, but the year before that we were completely LOST, which made it even more fun! In fact, we were the last group left in the maze that night, and…
Make Your Own Silly Putty Goo: Franken-Slime Project - Grade School Giggles
Slime, goo, GAK, silly-putty….Whatever you call it, goo is fun! These “Franken-Slime” cups are a great project to do with the kids. There’s a writing freebie and ideas for cross-curricular integration too!
What Do Vampires Eat?
Hello Everyone! I promised a vampire activity for Halloween and I shall deliver! This is truly the most fun we've had with writer's workshop yet! My kiddies really went all out with this activity, especially the boys! We all know that vampires drink blood, but What Doooo they Eat?!?! Let me tell you, my kiddies had some interesting ideas... We read the darling little book called "Vunce Upon a Time" about a vegetarian vampire, named Dagmar, who likes to indulge in candy, once in a while…
Favorite Halloween Activities for Upper Elementary Classrooms - Two Little Birds Teaching
Find fun Halloween themed activities for your upper elementary classroom. Keep students engaged througout October with free activities included.
This is a simple description of a monster. Students fill in adjectives like tall/short, big/small, thin/fat, colours and numbers. Then they draw their monster. - ESL worksheets
Even Monsters Need HaircutsIf you enjoying reading Matthew Mcelligott's wonderful book as part of your Halloween read alouds then I have a follow up activity to go with the story.This activity includes:*printables to help you create your monster.* Various writing options: -draw your monster needing a job, a vacation, a family or needing to go to school and write about it. -just write about your monster needing something-retell the story, stating the beginning, middle and end -a graphic…