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End of year writing activity: The kids write about a summer vacation they had or one they plan to have. Then they write the final on the sunglasses, glue the glasses to large construction paper, and draw their face around the glasses. This specific one is cute because the girl's beautiful smile has braces :)
FREE CREATIVE WRITING LESSON PLAN -The Wanted Poster - THIS CREATIVE WRITING LESSON WOULD BE GREAT FOR A CHRISTMAS WRITING ASSIGNMENT. Students write a story about something they really really want. It is student interactive because they brainstorm, write their paragraphs, edit, write a final paper, and grade it all themselves with the guidelines included in the lesson.
Have students do this weekly so they can learn to write letters as well as just basic writing strategies. This way you know what they learned. Model maybe 1st and 2nd week then have them do it every Friday before they leave for the week.