Foldable idea for root words On top of the flap they wrote the word they chose. Under the flap they had to write the definition and a sentence, some chose to draw a picture too, I didn't require it because of the area being smaller than usual.
Wilson You might be able to use this for your persuasive writing topic. This is a great visual to teach opinion writing. I think I am going to use it with the prompt: What is the best way to eat an oreo cookie. Each student will then get an oreo as well.
This is a great way for students to learn their prefixes. Under each flap their is a list of words that uses each prefix. This is a good tool to have when students are writing. They could do this in their writing journals so when they are stuck they know where it is.
This is a story tower where children illustrate the title on one card, the setting, author's purpose, beginning, middle, end! They write sentences or a paragraph on the back. Then they build it. This can be a group activity, where each child does one card to build a group story tower or each child can make their own.(Pic only/See explanation above)