Writing Prompt: Pretend you are this statue of fairly tale writer, Hans Christian Andersen, found in Copenhagen, Denmark. What do you see as you sit there? What are you thinking about? Learn about Hans Christian Andersen with this play: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hans-Christian-AndersenBiographical-play-To-Tell-the-Truth-Play-348807
Sea Slug Cutie: A "Picture, This" activity. This cuddly bunnie is a marine slug nicknamed "sea bunny". Jorunna Parva is found in the Indian Ocean, to Japan and the Philippines. Discovered in 1938, the slug,become known to the world, last year, thanks to very cool photographs!(oddity central.com) 1.Three descriptions to describe the marine slug. 2. Write a day in your life as a "sea bunny". What do you see? What do you do? What do think about as you spend your life living on the ocean floor?
Writing prompt: Pretend you are the totem pole standing guard in the forest. What do you see? What do you hear? What do you smell? What are you thinking? See my board: http://www.pinterest.com/gailhennessey/gails-tpt-store-social-studies-emporiumand-more/
Use story to discuss children's common fears. Purple Turtle Ebook.Beautiful illustrations! Purple Turtle Books(EBOOKS) .In " Purple Befriends Monsters",Biggy invites Purple for a sleepover. When night-time comes,monsters come out frightening Biggy. How will Purple come to the rescue? Grades 1-3,19 Pages,Aadarsh Publishing. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Purple-Turtle-Stories-Purple-Befriends-MonstersEBOOK-852673 $3.00
Writing Prompt: For Harry Potter readers- Pretend you are off to Hogwarts and are waiting at Platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross Station. What did you pack in your suitcases? What are you most excited to do during your first term at the school?What is the name of your owl? See my resources: http://www.pinterest.com/gailhennessey/gails-tpt-store-social-studies-emporiumand-more/
Slide show about how Peeps are made! Give students a Peep(or show if candy isn't allowed) and have them write a Day in the Life of a Peep! What do they see? What are they doing? What do they hear? ETC. My favorite-PURPLE! http://www.gailhennessey.com
The footprints of a Theropod. Track located at the North Dinosaur Open Space Park, in Morrison, CO. Where was the dinosaur going? What did it see?
Another story in the Purple Turtle Series. In this story, Purple Turtle and friends visit a Marine Park to celebrate Squirty's birthday. They meet Whammy the whale. Should killer whales live in a marine park or be free to live in the ocean? After reading the story, kids can share their thoughts. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Purple-Turtle-Meets-Whammy-the-Whale-2060268
Writing Prompt: Pretend you are throwing a penny into the Grand Canyon for good luck. What would you wish to have? Or, describe the Grand Canyon to someone who has never seen it. http://www.pinterest.com/gailhennessey/gails-tpt-store-social-studies-emporiumand-more/
Writing Prompt: (Photograph from the Viking Museum in Oslo,Norway). Pretend you are one of the men that has unearthed a Viking ship. Tell about the excavation. http://www.pinterest.com/gailhennessey/gails-tpt-store-social-studies-emporiumand-more/