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how to make an acrostic book

How to make an acrostic book - step by step instructions. Authentic art and language integration. Book/Art ideas for older students too.

Houses with Human faces

I love this- Writing Prompt: What would a (or this) building say if it could talk? - and the windows would blink and the doors would disapear as te building moved around,.

valentine paper bag book - 3 paper bags, folded and stapled together and the pages decorated. This created three pockets that could contain trinkets or notes with a piece of bright ribbon stapled on as a pull.

A Paper Bag Book: This is a Valentine's Day sample, but this could be used for several different ideas. I am thinking about using it for a vocabulary journal or a book about 'wow' facts.

Snow globe writing.  The students get to be in the snow globe too!

Snow globe writing-"If I lived in a snow globe." The students get to be in the snow globe too!

grammar flip book - I think I'll make these with my students! Could make this into different reference sheets with examples in a "Writing Folder" to refer back to..could include a writing checklist, too.

Parts of Speech flip chart. Great idea for kids to reference to throughout the year!

Love this activity to include with the government unit!

While Alexandra, first grade teacher and creator of The First Grade Sweet Life, originally used this activity as part of her President's Day lessons, we think this would work great as part of an Election/Government Unit too!

Mr. Kaufman's Grade 6/7 BLOG: November 2013

100 things that I Love. Great idea for students to put in their Writer's Notebook and use to help them find ideas for writing. Wonderful Art Journal idea, too!

Might be great as an extension to teaching interjections...

artisan des arts: Onomatopoeia art could work for and up. Love the color and Pop art design

I Am Poetry. Cool idea for back to school or for open house.

Create "I Am" poetry using the plastic baseball card sleeves! Would make a great back to school project from Fabulous in Fifth!: I am Poetry

Great bulletin board for a writing center.  I did something similar this year but it was not this pretty!

Classroom Walls - Jennifer Jones - Picasa Web Albums: really like this writing center