Weekly Tribes 2013 – A Bowl Full of Goodies

My friend’s daughters did this for her for Mother’s Day; it is a great way to show appreciation and might also be a nice way to end the school year! You will need a large bowl. Cut different colored strips of paper. Invite students to write about memorable moments in an appreciative way.  This is […]

A Picture is Worth 1000 Words (Part 1)

Using expressive pictures, students develop and organize content for writing a short story.

Multiple Intelligence: “All Summer in a Day”

TITLE: Multiple Intelligence (Circular Curriculum) for “All Summer in a Day” **note: This learning experience is specifically about the short story “All Summer in a Day”. This activity follows reading the story. Students must know something about multiple intelligences, including their own. GRADE: 7 MATERIALS/TIME REQUIRED: poster paper; at least one class period of 90 minutes […]

Narrative Writing: Extended Nametag

TITLE: Narrative writing – organizing a pre-writing activity – GRADE: : 3 – 7; modify accordingly (ex. one element for 3rd graders at first…) MATERIALS/TIME REQUIRED: 3 x 5 or 5 x 7 index cards.  30-35 min. PROVIDE FOR INCLUSION – A You Question, Energizer, or Linking Strategy: How many of you enjoy telling or hearing […]