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Personification! Writing about the life of the quarter from the view point of the quarter (I've also had my student write about various school supplies like a stapler, a paper clip, etc. Good for them to think about inanimate objects from a different perspective! -AL)

Writing about the life of the quarter from the view point of the quarter. Great way to integrate Social Studies and language arts.

Using bandaids as a writing prompt... Kids love to talk about skinned knees, bruises, stitches & broken bones. They also love bandaids -I'm not sure why! Have students write about a time that t...

Ouch! Stories

If there is not a Music song about ouch-ies/bandaids, there needs to be! Students write about a time they got hurt (Ouch Stories). Use bandaids as artwork when they publish their stories.

The High-Tech Teacher: Slick Tricks for Grade Six: Writing Resource Notebook!! Hours of research and work PLUS picture books to correspond! :)

The High-Tech Teacher: Slick Tricks for Grade Six: Writing Resource Notebook! Hours of research and work PLUS picture books to correspond! :) could adapt for high school

Classroom Freebies: Looking For Leprechauns

Looking For Leprechauns

wanted poster for leprechaun _____ Nicole look at where the leprechaun was last seen. Yes, my kind of leprechaun!

"Would You Rather" writing prompts. (You will need to copy, paste and print because this link is broken.)

Would You Rather?

"Would You Rather" writing prompts. (You will need to copy, paste and print because this link is broken.) Great ice breaker, too!

Free Personification Practice Analysis

This worksheet asks students to analyze how personification is used throughout the Emily Dickinson poem "The Sky is Low". This brief two-stanza poem is packed with examples of personification. I use it as a practice exercise and for formative assessment.

This is a great worksheet to teach similies! Worksheets are a great idea but computer paper can get very pricey especially if you have 20+ students or lots of classes! Also the time to make lots of copies would be a downside.

This is a great worksheet to teach similies! Worksheets are a great idea but computer paper can get very pricey especially if you have 20 students or lots of classes! Also the time to make lots of copies would be a downside.

Choose a travel brochure and write a letter persuading your parents to take you there. Great Persuasive writing idea

This is a great persuasive writing idea. The students choose a travel brochure and write a letter persuading your parents to take you there. This activity would be so fun for the students to do and it would get their parents involved as well.

Good or Bad Conclusions

An Activity to Help Students Write Conclusions

Personal Narrative: Egg-Cellent Me! Students write about what they are good at and what makes them special

Personal Narrative: Egg-Cellent Me! Students Write About Why They Are Special and What They Are Good At (Talents)!

Great for personification...What Can Sponge Bob Do that a Real Sponge Can't?

My students and I made this process chart when we were learning about personification!< i wish my teacher did that cux i still forget what personification means :/!

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