Packet includes 3 heart-shaped Venn diagrams: 1 for Valentine's Day, another plain to compare and contrast whatever, plus a Venn Friend diagram to use for Martin Luther King Day or a back-to-school activity.
Make writing a bit more fun with these 3D hearts, featuring three different writing prompts. Packet includes 15 writing prompts and heart pattern + sample photographs.
Now that students have experienced most of the major holidays, have them choose a Venn diagram that compares Valentine's Day with another holiday. There are 12 different Venn holiday diagrams in the packet, plus a blank one for them to fill in.
For an awesome, yet quick and easy MLK Day craftivity, have your students make this MLK Pinwheel Prompt.
Students have a choice of 5 different MLK Day stationery pages to write on. For a wonderful January bulletin board, mount completed work on a variety of colors of construction paper.
Here's a list of 60 interesting writing prompts to jumpstart your students' creative minds.
When your students come back from Christmas break, discuss resolutions and the goals that they have for the New Year. Children choose a ball and complete the writing prompt. After they share their work, collect and sprinkle on a green-turf background, using the enclosed caption poster in the center: Having A Ball Reaching Our New Year Goals. I've also included 2 more writing-prompt stationery pages, for journal options, including one with a hockey theme.
Here are 16 January writing prompts to help your students WANT to write, by giving them some interesting and fun writing prompts to jumpstart their creative minds, they will be excited to get down to business. A nice plug in for the writing portion of your Daily 5 activities too.
Have your students pretend to become the gingerbread man and fill in the blanks on the girl or boy writing prompt page. To make things more believable, and to practice research skills, encourage students to include factual information about the place they want to run to, using lots of description in their "ed-venture". Have students do a rough draft and underline their adjectives to make sure they have enough. To help explain what you want your students to do, I've included a completed sample.
I LOVED designing this gingerbread writing and activity packet and hope you have oodles of fun with your kiddo's doing these interesting activities.