Writing All Day Long
Write your letter. Do it in pencil first if you prefer. To give your letter the calligraphy look, you will need to make all of the down strokes thicker and filled in. Every time your pen stroke goes downward just draw a close line and fill it in. Doesn't it look fancy?
Each student comes up and picks a stick out of my hand; they have to place the word in the right cup. Then, after all sticks have been sorted, students can choose one stick from each cup and create a sentence using all three words. A great informal assessment!
Could be fun to put on big grown-up t-shirt and use for a whole group puncutation lesson.
writing Rubric the kids will get this!