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Story bags. Fill bags with random items, have the children use them to come up with a story. How fun and using lots of imagination :)

Story Sticks. Yellow = character, Red = conflict, Green = setting, Blue = “Special” Choose one of each and then make up a story based on what you’ve got.

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Paper Bag Characterization

Paper Bag main character project - put research questions on the outside, put items to represent character on the inside

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Tell a Story in a Jar! Activity

Activities: Tell a Story in a Jar!

each student paints a popsicle stick and they are arranged to make a bigger piece of art. IT'S YOUR STORY: Tell It! Journey (Variation on a story quilt)

Very fun idea for the students. This way every student has a chore or responsibility. 8796

Here's an easy way for students to practice their spelling words. Have them draw a big scribble on their page - remind them to leave big spaces in their scribble! Using coloured pencils, they can then fill the spaces with their words.sight words

Student's mosaic self portrait. Kid's 100th day of school activity. Ideas for kid's DIY, craft, keepsake or school project. This is from 4 The Luv: {100 PiECeS of Emma}.

Students write about a time they got hurt (Ouch Stories). Use bandaids as artwork when they publish their stories. Cute!

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Story Starters

FREE Online Story Starters~ Students select a category and then pull the lever to select random story elements. Each can be changed. Each step offers choices and encourages creative thinking! Lots of fun!

. Students create a dictionary entry using their names. The definitions are descriptions of themselves and then students put the class in abc and add guide words to the top.