I do Paint Chip Poetry, but I have kids use the names of the colors to integrate into their poems. This looks like fun -- I'll have to try it! Have kids draw them from a hat. They could practice descriptive writing using the color they draw.
For the more advanced teachers wanting to provide something a little more challenging in the LOTE classroom. See how this works with your students - Figurative Language Chart with activities! Give to your students for quick and easy reference,
Writing about small moments.a Seed vs. a Watermelon anchor chart.there are a number of terrific writing anchor charts here, but this is my favorite! Kids always want to choose a topic that is just too big! This helps them narrow it down.