Nature Appreciation Walk: Showing Our Gratitude Towards Nature
Showing gratitude for family and community is essential, but let’s not forget our gratitude for nature. Use this writing worksheet during a nature walk to remind your learner of the beauty and bounty of nature, and how worthy it is to receive appreciation
Good storytelling always includes a great ending! Your students will learn academic vocabulary and add their own conclusion to a short story. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Write Your Own Ending lesson plan.
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
Creative writing is typically fiction or poetry. Writing creatively lets students employ their wildest imaginations while continuing to learn how to write complete sentences and effective paragraphs. Unlike persuasive writing, fantasy is front and center. These resources teach skills essential to writing successful fiction and poetry and help students develop creative writing confidence. Students learn how to write creatively by responding to fun writing prompts, considering what-if scenarios, and adopting different perspectives. A variety of lesson plans and workshops are designed to help students in first through fifth grades with creative writing. With these resources, students will learn skills associated with creative writing, such as how to develop strong characters, and you will have fun teaching them how to write from their imaginations. After students complete these activities, they should be more comfortable writing poetry and other creative genres.