You DON'T want TEST PREP BOREDOM. So, the next time you need to practice a sixty-minute write after reading a fiction piece, don't reach for the photocopied lackluster story. Make your sixty-minute write sparkle with a classroom set of You DON'T Want a UNICORN! Don't worry, you don't need to buy a classroom set, request them from your library. That's what I just did. I love CWMars! Are you a lucky primary teacher who doesn't have to worry about test prep yet? Then, download the fun activity guide below and host a unicorn party in your classroom. WARNING-Unicorn parties are only recommended on Friday afternoons!
Activity Name: You DON'T Want an ANIMAL OF YOUR CHOICE!
Activity Description: Ask students to read You DON'T Want a UNICORN! Then, have them write their own version of the story by taking out the unicorn and choosing an animal of their choice. Set the timer for sixty-minutes and let their sparkly creativity flow. When they're finished they can use the Sixty-Minute Checklist below to edit their work.
4N Essays Are Taking Off!
For the rest of the 2018-2019 school year, students will be writing essays about the books they recommend on our back bulletin board and their writing will be featured on our front bulletin board. Look for essays to be posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Celebrate with us as we grow as readers and writers.