Write a story about this picture. Or use as a cause & effect prompt-- half the class writes a paragraph about about what caused this and the other half writes a paragraph or two about what the effects of this picture are. Then randomly match one of each together and read out loud. Kids love it!
Lessons That Create Writers are exactly what their name denotes: writing lessons that will help turn your students into bonafide writers! Through direct instruction, guided practice, and independent practice, students will explore various literary elements that will help them improve their story telling. Then, through sharing and reflection, as well as formative assessment, students will solidify what they learned about crafting excellent writing pieces.