This grammar and creative writing resource, , will keep your students actively learning throughout the month of November covering a variety of skills.
Includes 30 student pages and will have students focusing on adjectives, adverbs, verbs, suffixes, articles “a” and “an”, nouns – both common and proper, syllables, synonyms, proofreading and also provides picture writing prompts for creative story writing as well as acrostic and limerick poetry!
Get your students’ creative thoughts going with this resource,October Color & Write A Story! With 20 different October / Fall-themed scenes, students can color the picture on each and then write a story that goes along with the picture.
Examples of scenes:
Mom & child at a pumpkin farm
Columbus Day (sailor) scene
Tree losing its leaves
Use as part of a creative story writing assignment, as seat work for early finishers, as a homework assignment, in a literacy center or even in a sub-folder! Also, imagine the great student-created bulletin board that can be displayed from student creations.
Lapbooking is a fun way for students to interact with a variety of mediums and become ‘hands-on’ in their learning! I’ve created this PUMPKIN LAPBOOK unit to involve students in their own learning and be CROSS-CURRICULAR, (Language Arts, Science and Social Studies).
Includes vocabulary, vocabulary cards, life cycle, parts of a pumpkin, pumpkin book templates to answer questions such as “Native American uses for pumpkin”, “Nutritional value of pumpkins” and more.
A lapbook is simply a file folder that contains a variety of “mini books,” foldables,
and other material that cover detailed information about the lapbook’s central topic.
What is included in your lapbook is entirely up to you and your learner. A lapbook
might accompany a unit study, elaborate on a book or serve as a guidebook or
Lapbooking can be done at any age and with any subject. At a recent lapbooking
workshop, lapbooks were displayed covering everything from fractions to “all
about me” to the Revolutionary War. Lapbooks can focus on a specific topic, such
as the rainforest, or serve as a reference tool for various skills, like basic grammar
facts. You might wish to make a series of lapbooks about great artists, covering an
artist or a movement per lapbook. You could make a lapbook to go along with your
foreign language program, creating minibooks that serve as reminders for
vocabulary and sentence structure.
It really isn’t as complicated as it sounds, and that is just one of the beauties of
lapbooking. Once you get the hang of it, you will find yourself thinking about
everything around you in terms of lapbooking!
So what are the benefits of lapbooking? A lapbook is, first and foremost, a
fantastic hands-on educational tool. The lapbook itself is highly interactive – from
the creation to the finished product. And each component of the lapbook has
given the learner an opportunity to concentrate on a specific aspect of the greater
Beyond the educational benefits, a lapbook is a treasure. Students can review their
lapbooks frequently, opening up the foldables, reading, and touching, and reliving
memories made during the creation of each lapbook!
Word Turkeys is a 64 page download for primary students (Advanced Kindergarten, 1st grade and remedial 2nd grade).
Based on 1st grade word families and sight words, this turkey themed download would make a fun addition during the month of November, the Thanksgiving holidays or any turkey unit!
Contained in the download are rhyming worksheets, sight word cards (great to use as flash cards and/or on bulletin boards and word walls). You’ll also find word family cards (also great to use as flash cards and/or on bulletin boards and word walls.
Each type of poetry is explained for student understanding and a variety of colorful pages are given for students to display their creative writing. Includes both black and white pages as well as colorful ones. Create an Autumn poetry project notebook with every type of poem, use to create a beautiful bullentin board or simply as a fun, creative time filler!