I was SO lucky to have an amazing teacher in high school that taught me how to do this. I honestly am depressed at the quality of writing my college students turn in to me. I think I may teach them this as well.
What attributes do your students have that make them "lucky?" In this St. Patrick's Day Shamrock "I am lucky" Craftivity students write about four things that make them a lucky person. It is a perfect St. Patrick's Day writing lesson and a fun activity for elementary school.
Improve Writing with QR CODES: This blog post includes step by step directions along with a video tutorial on how to implement QR codes to motivate your students to provide quality writing assignments.
A FREE page by Expressive Monkey. Use this lucky 4-leaf clover to get to know your students better. As they write a sentence about their wishes for their family, the world, a friend and themselves, you'll be surprised about how much you learn about them. This sheet also reinforces the idea people should think about the world and others instead of only themselves for their wishes.