Daily Archives: January 14, 2019

Free: Exploring the Elements of Fiction in Creative Writing

Product Description

As an introduction to story writing and the creative writing process, these visual notes are a great way for students to understand what that process is and what it is not. 

Note sheet includes the following topics: 
What makes a story good?
What about the plot?
Narrative unity
Building suspense
Includes practical examples as explanations

The resource also includes a chart to help students think about the important elements in their own stories. 

Please see the preview for more details.

You may also be interested in the following products that are part of my Creative Writing Series: 
Introduction to Creative Writing PowerPoint
Creative Writing Activity
Buidling Suspense in Creative Writing
Creative Characters in Creative Writing

It’s teaching made easy!

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Valentine Flower Glyph and Craft”

by Growing Smart Readers

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Free Valentine Fun–Three ready to print activities!
Use the template for the craftivity, but there’s opportunity for students to personalize this and add uniqueness to it.

Students love reading conversation candy hearts. They enjoy writing their own messages, too! This set calls for a little conversation fun. 

Good Skill Practice for:
1. Reading
2. Following written directions using the flower glyph
3. Vocabulary usage with words: center, right, left, top, bottom
4. Fine motor skills, such as cutting and pasting, writing
5. Spelling long vowel silent e words, and ee, ea words for students who are at this level. (3rd activity has to do with writing words from the word “Valentine”.)

Here are the 3 main activities in this freebie: 
1. Flower Glyph Pages: follow directions, color, and show data 
2. Make a flower craft (patterns included)
3. Spell words using the letters in the word “VALENTINE”. 

It’s also easy fun for fast finishers, homework and independent workers, and if you need something for the substitute teacher.

If you have a question, please to the Ask a Question tab (right here on my store page) before leaving feedback. 

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