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This gave me an idea for one of my favorite quotes: Take a picture of hands in family and hang under the quote: "Un homme est qu'il a fait, par ses mains voyons sa coeur." ( A man is what he has done, by his hands we see his heart.) -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
show not tell writing prompts - FREEBIE. LOVE these prompts. Sometimes it is so hard to explain the difference. These prompts force students to use descriptors to "show" because certain words are not allowed to be used. It is kind of like playing taboo, but with writing :)
Winter Picture Writing Prompts - includes 6 picture writing prompts with plain and elementary lines
"I bought 10 cent yellow lense free glasses and have the first graders wear them as I read the mini posters. They go to writer's work shop wearing the glasses...I tell them the glasses are magic and will help them write better...they love to play and imagine being great authors...Thanks to the creator of Sailing Through First Grade...She is amazing!"