We have completed several activities to help the students learn more about the structural elements of text, as well as looking at story elements such as character traits, problem, solution, and theme. We also practiced writing summaries. Hitting those Common Core Standards! :)
To carry the reading activities over into writing class, I gave the students a turkey and they had to create disguises for them so they would be not be eaten at Thanksgiving. Here are some of the AH-DORABLE turkeys the kids brought created. Check these cute patooties out!
An Olympic Gold Medalist
A Beach Bum
A model (looks like Dolly Parton to me) LOL!
Of course, Elvis! The student that made this was SO proud!
And of course, I teach in Kentucky and UK basketball is serious business. We certainly wouldn't want to eat Nerlens Noel, our AWESOME center!
And how cute is this? No one wants popcorn for Thanksgiving, right?here. I know your kids will love them as much as mine have.
Have a great one!