FREE Getting To Know You Activity! Send the bags home with the children on the first day of school. Have students share their bags whenever you have a few minutes here and there throughout the 1st week.
A BAD CASE OF THE STRIPES - A Creative Writing Project. This is a fun project that integrates reading and writing with the wonderful message of "Be True to Who You Are." It makes the cutest display and kids have a blast creating the published product.
This is a great resource for teaching poetry. It includes 25 different types of poetry. This meet standard 2.W.5 Production and Distriubution 5. with guidance and support from adults and peers on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing. Although this is a third grade standard it can be adapted to other grade levels.