Teaching With Love and Laughter: Writing Activities for Young Learners

Teaching With Love and Laughter: Writing Activities for Young Learners- organizing work on writing and organizers

Monster Adjectives!

For this fun writing activity students create their own monster and write a descriptive paragraph about them. They then cut and fold back their paper so a

Ways to Encourage Reluctant Writers & prompt imagination and creativity when writing

Ways to Encourage Reluctant Writers

Getting your students to write detailed sentences can be such a difficult task. Come see how my class practices writing expanded sentences with this simple activity.

Expanding Sentences

Writing Pin Students will fold their paper 4 times. The first fold will have a simple sentence and then each fold they will expand the sentence such as adding an adjective. This way they are learning to be more descriptive writers.

The Best Part of Me Writing Activity. Perfect for a beginning of the year writing or opinion writing!

The Best Part of Me Writing Activity

Writing and photography activity. Students choose the best part of them and describe what they love. Great for the beginning of the year to get to know students. Must cultivate an appropriate classroom climate first.

Monster Themed Descriptive Writing Activities

Students design a monster and then practice descriptive writing. Perfect writing project for the Halloween season. Could have kids read aloud and have other students draw what they hear? Practice descriptions and visualization.

A Teacher's Idea: Anchor Charts

Not sure I'd use this title for my anchor chart, but it's great to build descriptive writing "Said is Dead".Encourage descriptive writing with these alternatives to "said".

Fun Descriptive Writing Activity - bring in an object for them to describe

Fun Descriptive Writing Activity - bring in an object for them to describe! Fourth graders still need those simple reminders and engaging activities to get them to describe ideas more in their writing pieces!

Activities: Guess What? A Writing Game

Guess What? A Writing Game

Vivid Words Activities: Guess What? A Writing Game Go in a room and secretly describe an object, as descriptively as possible, and then have other students try to guess what was being described. Helps students work on writing vivid sentences- grade

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