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Writing About Mount Rushmore
Writing About Mount Rushmore
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Writing About Mount Rushmore
This Presidents Day, meet four of our country's most important heroes with this Mount Rushmore writing activity.
4th grade
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100th Day of School Writing
100th Day of School Writing
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100th Day of School Writing
Kids write about their favorite parts of school in 100 words to celebrate 100 days of school in this 5th grade writing activity.
5th grade
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Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
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Create a Recipe to Practice Writing
With this activity, your third grader will get experience with informational writing, and your Thanksgiving guests will leave with a keepsake to cherish!
3rd grade
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Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
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Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
Build second and third grade writing skills by using pictures to help kids "see" how to use details in their stories.
2nd grade
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Practice Writing with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Practice Writing with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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Practice Writing with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Here's a fun activity that takes "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" to a new level--and builds strong kindergarten reading and writing skills
Kindergarten
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Paper Music Notes
Paper Music Notes
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Paper Music Notes
Help your fifth grader honor Black History month and the musical genre of jazz by crafting decorative music notes embellished with jazz musical instruments.
5th grade
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Get Metaphor and Simile Savvy Through Writing
Get Metaphor and Simile Savvy Through Writing
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Get Metaphor and Simile Savvy Through Writing
Here's a review of simile, metaphor, and personification, and a fun, creative writing activity to make things like metaphor a piece of cake!
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Build Writing Muscles with a Water Relay
Build Writing Muscles with a Water Relay
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Build Writing Muscles with a Water Relay
Does your child have trouble holding a pencil? Is writing an excruciating task? The key is to build up those hand muscles! This water relay race can help.
Kindergarten
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Cloud Writing
Cloud Writing
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Cloud Writing
Create this quick and easy craft with your child, and then let their imagination float free as they write about it!
Kindergarten
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Writing a Biography
Writing a Biography
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Writing a Biography
Boost creativity with this simple activity where kids make up biographies of people they find in old magazines.
2nd grade
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A Collaborative Writing Experience
A Collaborative Writing Experience
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A Collaborative Writing Experience
Recruit a grandparent, pen pal, or far-off friend and get ready to engage your child in some old-fashioned communication, with a new twist.
4th grade
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Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
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Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
This book-making activity is quick and easy, and it gives emerging readers insight into how a story's illustrations provide context clues.
Kindergarten
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Guess What? A Writing Game
Guess What? A Writing Game
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Guess What? A Writing Game
This game will help your child write with more attention to detail.
4th grade
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Instant Poetry! A Writing Exercise
Instant Poetry! A Writing Exercise
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Instant Poetry! A Writing Exercise
This activity allows your kindergartener to translate what they observe into a beautiful poem.
Kindergarten
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What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
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What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
This reading comprehension activity teaches children reading in reverse: how would you teach an alien to use a zipper?
3rd grade
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Write a Tall Tale
Write a Tall Tale
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Write a Tall Tale
Help second graders grasp their understanding of tall tales and practice writing with this activity by writing about their own family!
3rd grade
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Write a Collaborative Story
Write a Collaborative Story
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Write a Collaborative Story
This fun writing activity takes a regular task - writing a story - and transforms it into a collaborative writing experience for hilarious results!
3rd grade
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
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Write a Story From an Ant's Perspective
Here's a writing activity that helps young learners explore an ant's perspective...and practice writing, too!
1st grade
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Before and After Halloween Acrostic
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Start by writing an acrostic poem, but then get ready for a writing challenge that makes an acrostic trickier to write.
5th grade
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Create a Lipogram
Create a Lipogram
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Create a Lipogram
Challenge your child to create a lipogram, or a piece of writing that omits one specific letter. This activity strengthens writing and language skills.
4th grade
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Make a Fun Brochure!
Make a Fun Brochure!
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Make a Fun Brochure!
Here's a fun way for your child to exercise his writing chops...and prove a point! A great way to practice persuasive writing.
4th grade
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Who Are Your Ancestors?
Who Are Your Ancestors?
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Who Are Your Ancestors?
Looking for a way to engage your child with an interest in family history, or boost his writing? This is a great writing and storytelling activity.
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Write Book Blended Poetry
Write Book Blended Poetry
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Write Book Blended Poetry
Get your reluctant teen excited about writing: by alternating "found" phrases from a favorite book with his own writing, he'll create a unique, profound poem.
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Create an Animal Folk Tale
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Children tap into their own imaginative storytelling skills by creating and writing a richly embellished folk tale about their favorite member of the animal kingdom.
1st grade
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Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
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Write an "I Used To, Now I" Poem
In this writing activity, let your child reflect on the past and practice their writing skills and word usage as they create an "I Used to, Now I" poem.
2nd grade
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