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Interesting writing activities to use with Memoirs of a Goldfish as a mentor text. Also, think about theme and morals. This could be a great transition into the world of personal narratives. 4th Grade Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Creative Writing, Retelling Activities, Library Activities, Creative Kids

Memoirs of a Goldfish

Memoirs of a Goldfish By Devin Scillian Grades 1-4 Written as a daily memoir, this book tells about the life of a pet goldfish. He isn't very happy as his bowl gets more crowded each day with other fish and decorations. He wishes to have his fishbowl all to himself...until his wish comes true and he realizes he's lonely. Writing Seed: Use this book to kick off a discussion on first person narratives or journal/memoir writing with your students.

Expository Writing - Students Create a Themed Newspaper. Each article is an expository practice: girl/boy sports, feature: a funny thing happened, gossip column, school news event, food critique on cafeteria food Expository Writing, Informational Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Materials, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Secondary Resources

Expository Writing - Newspaper Article Writing Activity

Looking for a fun and creative way for students to learn about expository writing? In this activity, students will create the front page of a newspaper including writing a headline and a main story as well as adding other newspaper themed elements. Students will practice using 3rd person point of v...

Teaching With Terhune: Fairy Tale/Storybook Characters Unit Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tools, Teaching Themes, Elementary Teaching, Teaching Aids, Kindergarten Literacy, Literacy Centers, Reading Strategies

Fairy Tale/Storybook Characters Unit

Here are some of the things we did this week for our Fairy Tale/Storybook Character Unit: We talked about what a fairy tale is and what fairy tales sometimes have in them. We talked about the Story Elements in each of the Fairy Tales we read this week. Little Red Riding Hood Here is the chart I used to fill in the Story Elements as we talked about them as a class. While filling this chart out, we made our characters and set up our classroom (setting) so we could act out the story. Little Red…

Narrative Success Criteria Text Types and Purposes Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Poetry Lessons, Movement Activities

Expository Writing Worksheets

An expository writing teaching unit for grades 3-5 for the classroom, distant learning and remote learning. These writing activities are for google apps. Grades 3,4 and 5 writing activities to help students with the various writing genres.

Recount writing anchor charts in first grade (orange-when, blue-who, pink-what… Talk 4 Writing, Recount Writing, Writing Genres, 4th Grade Writing, Work On Writing, Writing Strategies, Narrative Writing, 2nd Grade Teacher, Teaching Writing

Recount writing anchor charts in first grade (orange-when, blue-who, pink-what, green-where, yellow-why, red-feelings sentence)

Read "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" by Mark Teague available from Rakuten Kobo. One kid's wildly funny twist on the "How I spent my summer vacation" school-essay ritual shakes up a dull classroom in t. 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, Middle School, School Fun, School Starts, School 2017, School Life, Summer School, Primary School

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

This wildly funny twist on the "How I spent my summer vacation" school-essay ritual details one child''s imaginary adventures over the summer and is perfect for back-to-school! Most kids go to camp over the summer, or to Grandma''s house, or maybe they''re stuck at home. Not Wallace Bleff. He was supposed to visit his Aunt Fern. Instead, Wallace insists, he was carried off by cowboys and taught the ways of the West--from riding buckin'' broncos to roping cattle. Lucky for Aunt Fern, he…

 Teach students how to write detailed, interesting and well structured recounts with these literacy centres and worksheets! I'd rewrite these with fantastical elements Talk 4 Writing, Recount Writing, Name Writing, Writing Workshop, Writing Skills, Academic Writing, Writing Ideas, Teaching Activities, Primary Teaching

Recount Writing Pack

Recount Writing Literacy Centre. Teach students how to write detailed, interesting and well structured recounts with these literacy centres and worksheets!

A quick mini lesson for recount writing! Talk 4 Writing, Procedural Writing, Work On Writing, Narrative Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing

A quick mini lesson for recount writing! I will revisit this after the March Break to review their recount writing! This was whole group - I handed out all pieces and anchor chart words - we put the writing together and then used the anchor chart words beside each part.

foldables: story sequencing or How-to writing Recount Writing, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension

This is a great activity. It is highly adaptable and worked wonderfully! It is great for sequencing, following directions, motor skills and more. ~Dave

foldables: story sequencing or How-to writing Recount Writing, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension

This is a great activity. It is highly adaptable and worked wonderfully! It is great for sequencing, following directions, motor skills and more. ~Dave