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 - 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...
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…
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.
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…
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! 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.