News Scavenger Hunt! Great way to draw students' attention to local issues (use a LOCAL newspaper and customize the scavenger hunt) while supporting your local news institution (mention this to the editor/reporter when you're later asking for news coverage on your class/community project) ...FREE! newspaper-scavenger-hunt Perfect for research skills! Could fit in nicely with Common Core.
Personal Narrative Writing: Students write a personal narrative about a time they helped someone. This packet guides students through the writing process with activities, graphic organizers, and examples. 1st & 2nd Grades #personalnarrative #commoncorewriting