Here’s a quick, easy and fun writing prompt for back to school.
Completed projects look awesome dangling from the ceiling, swirling and
twirling as they wave so long to summer, and hello to a brand new
Give students a variety of construction paper color
choices to trace their hand and arm on. They trim and cut out. Run off
the writing prompt rectangles. (I’ve included
templates for preschool through 8th grade.)
Younger students could do
this with the help of their parents at Open House or Meet the Teacher Night.
color and complete the prompt, using words and phrases about things
pertaining to summer, as well as the new grade that they’re in. They
glue these to the front and back of their hand. (This makes an
interesting Daily 5 activity too.)
For a bit more
pizzazz, students can draw on polished fingernails and jewelry. (I
used a flat-backed rhinestone to make a ring.)
After students share,
punch a hole in a finger tip, add a yarn tie and suspend from the
ceiling. Your caption could be “High Fives For Wonderful Writing.”
Click on the link for the So Long Summer; Hello School Year writing prompt craftivity.
From Diane, over at TeachWithMe.com
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