Handwriting Patterns - Lines and Letters

Handwriting Patterns - Lines and Letters

Handwriting Patterns – Lines and Letters is a set of pre-writing posters, cards, mats and worksheets that help students to practice the writing patterns needed to form the letters of alphabet correctly. This set encourages students to start drawing different type of lines - the first step in pencil control and enhances both motor planning and fine motor skills. Included in this set are varying handwriting line formats for differentiated practice, letter and word mats, posters and alphabet cards. ---❀❀❀---Handwriting Pattern Mats and Worksheets - The Handwriting Pattern Mats contain tracing lines for multiple practice opportunities. The patterns include: straight, horizontal, diagonal, zig zag, curved, wavy, castle top and lots more! Each mat also hast check boxes for students to keep their posture and hand grip in check! ---❀❀❀---Letter Characteristics Posters -These posters depict both the UPPERCASE and lowercase letters of the alphabet according to these characteristics: Straight letters Tall letters Short letters Donut letters Diagonal letters Letters with tails Letters with curves Letters with humps and closed humps I also included the grouping uppercase (capital) and lowercase (common). These groupings are particularly useful for the teaching and revision of letter and can be used as a sequence for the introduction of the letters. Once the similarities of movement are pointed out, then students are able to develop a metacognitive awareness of letter formation that can support their practices of letter writing. ---❀❀❀---The “Letter Looks Like” Cards is my own creation in which each letter is fixed to an object, animal or person as a visual reminder of form. I have tried to align them based also on initial sound to make a meaningful connection for students. ---❀❀❀---Letter Form Visual “Make It!” Cards - There are 26 cards (2 per print) that show students how to make their own model of the letter using either straight lines, curved or circular shapes. ---❀❀❀---Letter and Word Practice Mats - These mats are geared towards guiding students to write freely within grids or frames. There are 2 x 2 grids (large letters); 3 x 2 grids; multiple grid rows and large single lines then soft double guide lines for more precise handwriting. I also included a handwriting free style sheet and letter formation sheets with start points for students to keep in their writing folders. ---❀❀❀---Fillable Letter Mats - With these letter mats your students can use play doh (playdough), chain links or any medium to fill the space within the letters. These work well as write on and wipe off mats that can be laminated or placed in plastic sleeves.
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Good Writing Matters - 23 Coloured Posters For Writing Centres and Writer's Workshop

Good Writing Matters - 23 Coloured Posters For Writing Centres and Writer's Workshop

Do your students have the qualities of good writers? Do they know what these qualities look like? Are they emerging as strong writers through daily practice? Possessing the qualities of good or strong writers will help them thrive and succeed at writing. Your students must recognize how their own writing performances measure up to authentic writers so that they can ultimately become better writers. A blueprint for writing has many benefits for your students. This poster set captures most of the traits of strong writers in a visual format for your students. These colored posters will add pizazz to your writing centers AND give your students a sense of writing direction. This set includes the following ideas: Strong Writers • Plan/Brainstorm • Write • Revise • Edit • Publish Strong Writers Use  Strong Verbs  Action Verbs  Transition Words  Feeling Words  Think about word choice  Vary Sentence Structure and Length Strong Writers  Use correct SPELLING, PUNCTUATION and GRAMMAR  Think about Word Choice (2 Versions)  Use Adjectives  Use Active Voice  Use Powerful Words  Use ADVERBS sparingly ***There are also instructions on how to print poster size (25.5” x 22” poster) using Adobe Reader. ***
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Teaching Time - Telling Time on Analog and Digital Clocks - Posters and Cards

Teaching Time - Telling Time on Analog and Digital Clocks - Posters and Cards

This is a set of posters to help teach your students the measurement skill of time. These visuals depict time on the hour, half hour, quarter past and a quarter to the hour. This is represented on both the analog clock and the digital clock displays. Included in this teaching resource pack are: ❀analog clocks with coloured faces that separate the hour by colour and includes minute intervals ❀ analogue clocks with digital display ❀ analogue clock showing hour hand, minute hand (and seconds hand OPTION) analogue clock showing fractions of time i.e. on the hour (o’clock), quarter past, half past, quarter to the hour (with seconds hand OPTION) ❀ Digital clock with an explanation of the meaning of the two dots (COLON) ❀ Digital clock cards that show o’clock (00), quarter past (15), half past (30) and quarter to (45) ❀ A large minute hand, hour hand (and seconds hand OPTION) for your students to participate in a human clock. ❀ Blank templates for classroom needs PLUS student notebook templates with and without numbers for telling both digital and analogue time.
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Multiplication Concept Posters

Multiplication Concept Posters

These display posters feature kid-friendly graphics to illustrate your teaching on this topic. Great for enhancing your classroom, for general display, or as discussion prompts, this pack supports teaching the basics of the multiplication concept and strategies for young learners. The pack includes: General multiplication posters DEFINITION POSTERS for the following key mathematical terms: array row column multiply multiple factor facts multiplication tables STRATEGY POSTERS for multiplication: equal groups skip counting repeated addition of rows/columns in an array commutative property distributive property SUGGESTED USES FOR POSTERS: Classroom posters can be used as a teaching tool to recognize goals, set expectations or to introduce or review concepts. They can be used as standalone aids to help students master particular strategies and techniques. The following are different ways of using classroom posters: They can be printed standard size (8.5x11 inches) and binded into a booklet as a study resource for students as an individual or small group activity. As anchor charts They can be used as reference books for small group use. Simply print and slide pages in sheet protectors to compile a binder or folder document. They can be used as individual reference charts. Simply print the black-line version (if available) onto colored paper for students to stick in their notebooks or interactive journals.
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Skip Counting (Multiples) Posters

Skip Counting (Multiples) Posters

Skip counting is simply counting while skipping a number or numbers in between or counting by numbers other than one. This is an important skill that is fundamental to the teaching and learning of number patterns, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and is especially helpful for students to remember their multiplication facts. These Skip counting posters and worksheets can be used to introduce the study of multiplication and also to reinforce multiples or number patterns These posters can be used as visual support to gradually get your students more grounded into the study of number patterns. Included in this set are posters for skip counting in 2s 3s 4s 5s and 10s up to 120. I also included worksheets that go up to 100 and also up to 120. This is perfect for the common core classroom! SUGGESTED USES FOR POSTERS: Classroom posters can be used as a teaching tool to recognize goals, set expectations or to introduce or review concepts. They can be used as standalone aids to help students master particular strategies and techniques. The following are different ways of using classroom posters: They can be printed standard size (8.5x11 inches) and binded into a booklet as a study resource for students as an individual or small group activity. As anchor charts They can be used as reference books for small group use. Simply print and slide pages in sheet protectors to compile a binder or folder document. They can be used as individual reference charts. Simply print the black-line version (if available) onto colored paper for students to stick in their notebooks or interactive journals.
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Number Posters 0 - 20 with Ten Frames - BLUE Chevron Theme

Number Posters 0 - 20 with Ten Frames - BLUE Chevron Theme

Number Posters:This is a set of number posters (0 to 20) in a blue chevron theme. Each poster has the numeral with the tens frame model embedded along with the number word. These number posters are perfect for any preschool or kindergarten classroom. They can be used as a display on the classroom wall or as a teaching tool for your math lessons. This is perfect for the common core classroom! SUGGESTED USES FOR POSTERS: Classroom posters can be used as a teaching tool to recognize goals, set expectations or to introduce or review concepts. They can be used as standalone aids to help students master particular strategies and techniques. The following are different ways of using classroom posters: They can be printed standard size (8.5x11 inches) and binded into a booklet as a study resource for students as an individual or small group activity. As anchor charts They can be used as reference books for small group use. Simply print and slide pages in sheet protectors to compile a binder or folder document. They can be used as individual reference charts. Simply print the black-line version (if available) onto colored paper for students to stick in their notebooks or interactive journals.
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Types of Energy - Mechanical, Potential & Kinetic Energy Posters

Types of Energy - Mechanical, Potential & Kinetic Energy Posters

Are you looking for a set of BRIGHT and EFFECTIVE set of visual posters to help teach your students all about ENERGY? If so, then look no further. Included in this set are posters which address the following areas: What is energy? Sources of Energy Renewable Sources of Energy Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Mechanical Energy Potential Energy Kinetic Energy --Light Energy Facts --Sound Energy Facts --Heat Energy Facts Each poster comes in black and white for ease of use. SUGGESTED USES FOR POSTERS: Classroom posters can be used as a teaching tool to recognize goals, set expectations or to introduce or review concepts. They can be used as standalone aids to help students master particular strategies and techniques. The following are different ways of using classroom posters: 1) They can be printed standard size (8.5x11 inches) and binded into a booklet as a study resource for students as an individual or small group activity. 2) As anchor charts 3) They can be used as reference books for small group use. Simply print and slide pages in sheet protectors to compile a binder or folder document. They can be used as individual reference charts. Simply print the black-line version (if available) onto colored paper for students to stick in their notebooks or interactive journals.
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Types of Energy MRS CHEN Posters

Types of Energy MRS CHEN Posters

Are you teaching your students about the seven types of energy? Do you use the acronym MRS CHEN? Then you've come to the right place. This poster is perfect for classroom reference in any Science or Physics lesson. The mnemonic MRS CHEN stands for mechanical, radiant, sound, chemical, heat, electrical and nuclear types of energy. I created one poster with a cute couple (Mrs Chen in the foreground) to help your students to make a meaningful connection with the acronym. I also included an alternate version with Mrs Chen as a female cartoon light bulb if this suites you better. Included are also black and white versions of both. Choose one. CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW FOR MORE DETAILS SUGGESTED USES FOR POSTERS: Classroom posters can be used as a teaching tool to recognize goals, set expectations or to introduce or review concepts. They can be used as standalone aids to help students master particular strategies and techniques. The following are different ways of using classroom posters: 1) They can be printed standard size (8.5x11 inches) and binded into a booklet as a study resource for students as an individual or small group activity. 2) As anchor charts 3) They can be used as reference books for small group use. Simply print and slide pages in sheet protectors to compile a binder or folder document. They can be used as individual reference charts. Simply print the black-line version (if available) onto colored paper for students to stick in their notebooks or interactive journals.
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Types of Energy Posters MELTS with Interactive Notebook Sheets

Types of Energy Posters MELTS with Interactive Notebook Sheets

Are you teaching your students about MELTS which are the five (5) types of energy? Are you looking for a kid-friendly poster that will get the picture across effectively? Then you've come to the right place. This poster is perfect for classroom reference in any Science or Physics lesson. The mnemonic MELTS stands for mechanical, electrical, light, thermal and sound energy. I used a cute image of a melting ice-cream to help your students to make a meaningful connection to the acronym. They will certainly think MELTS as they explore each letter. I also included two versions of interactive notebook sheets in color and black print as options. CHECK THE PREVIEW FOR FURTHER DETAILS SUGGESTED USES FOR POSTERS: Classroom posters can be used as a teaching tool to recognize goals, set expectations or to introduce or review concepts. They can be used as standalone aids to help students master particular strategies and techniques. The following are different ways of using classroom posters: 1) They can be printed standard size (8.5x11 inches) and binded into a booklet as a study resource for students as an individual or small group activity. 2) As anchor charts 3) They can be used as reference books for small group use. Simply print and slide pages in sheet protectors to compile a binder or folder document. They can be used as individual reference charts. Simply print the black-line version (if available) onto colored paper for students to stick in their notebooks or interactive journals.
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Story Sequencing Cards with Cut and Paste Sheets (3-Step and 4-Step Sequences)

Story Sequencing Cards with Cut and Paste Sheets (3-Step and 4-Step Sequences)

Who is this for? These cards are great for the teaching of sequencing and narrative skills. This activity can help students grasp the idea that things happen in an order. Students build and sharpen their logical skills as they study the pictures and put them in order using sequencing words and numbers. What you Get: This set includes 16 stories in 3-step sequencing and 4 storiesin 4-step sequencing. There are sequencing sheets which are a black and white version of the same stories for students to cut out and paste in their notebooks or on colored sheets to show the correct sequence. I also included optional notebook sheets. As an extension they can write a sentence about each picture. The colored cards make a great center activity. The main idea of each story included in this resource are as follows: -Baby refuses noodles -Girl blows balloon -Girl blows candles (birthday cake) -Boy dives in swimming pool -Rabbit pulls carrot -Fireman rescues kitten (stuck in a tree) -Chameleon catches a bug -Dog plays with a pillow -Dog jumps in pool (with the kids) -Boy sleds (down a snowy hill) -Aliens land on a planet -Cat and Dogs (game parody) -Sleeping cat catches mouse -Boy Lights Fireworks -Boy Fishing -Flea jumps into dog -Frog leaps over worm -Girl grooms a dog -Monster destroys building -Girl and Boy playing video games -Man grows a beard -Elf kid finds a treasure chest -Crow eats corn -Chef makes French fries -Gardener makes bush sculpture -Girl ghost scares girl (Halloween) -Boy paints a picture -A Growing Parrot -Wave destroys sandcastle -Santa (Mario, video game parody) How to Use: Simply print, laminate then cut the stories apart. Your students can retell a story using sequencing words or place them in the correct order…
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Answering Questions in Complete Sentences Using Restating Strategies

Answering Questions in Complete Sentences Using Restating Strategies

Students must be able to answer questions in complete sentences both orally and in writing. When students generate a constructed (written) response they are indicating to their readers that they understand what the question is asking. The restating strategy teaches students to use part of the question given to construct a response. CISQ, TTQA, PQA are strategies which students can use to guide them in perfecting this necessary skill. This resource contains the following: CISQ poster TTQA poster PQA poster Bookmarks for each strategy Notebook Sheets for each strategy I created these for teachers who are in need of visual references which can be used for students to refer to especially when they need a quick reference while writing. These posters are recommended for beginning writers or for students in need of remediation. SUGGESTED USES FOR POSTERS: Classroom posters can be used as a teaching tool to recognize goals, set expectations or to introduce or review concepts. They can be used as standalone aids to help students master particular strategies and techniques. The following are different ways of using classroom posters: 1) They can be printed standard size (8.5x11 inches) and bound into a booklet as a study resource for students as an individual or small group activity. 2) As anchor charts 3) They can be used as reference books for small group use. Simply print and slide pages in sheet protectors to compile a binder or folder document. They can be used as individual reference charts. Simply print the black-line version (if available) onto coloured paper for students to stick in their notebooks or interactive journals.
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Main Idea Posters and GO Sheets

Main Idea Posters and GO Sheets

Writing is a piece of cake especially when your students are geared with the best learning tools. This set of posters and graphic organizer (GO) sheets are great learning tools for students of all grade levels. The GO sheets help students to think creatively about the main idea and supporting details which helps them to better understand what they read and how they must write down their ideas. Students can use the GO sheets to arrange their thoughts and ideas for both reading and writing tasks. The posters can be displayed as an easy reference as well. This resource contains: 6 Main Idea Posters 1 Circle Map GO Sheet 1 Tree Map GO Sheet 1 Idea Web GO Sheet 7 Animal Circle Map Activities (with Answer Sheets) 5 Cake Themed GO Sheets 5 Cake Themed GO Sheets with Drawing Support
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Odd One Out Task Cards

Odd One Out Task Cards

Odd One Out activities are a great way of developing reasoning, creative thinking, evaluation and information processing skills. They can be used as a lesson starter or plenary, as a revision tool or as a way of introducing new vocabulary. These task cards are designed with four words in each group. One word in each group does not belong. Your students have to choose the word that is different (odd). They will read all the words carefully then find a connection before they choose the word that is different. They must be prepared to explain why their chosen word is the odd one out. Extension A blank task card template is included so that your students can come up with their own groups of words to test each other with. Alternatively, they can add another word to the existing sets but keep the same odd one out.
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Speech Sound Posters for Literacy Learning - Let's Face Phonics

Speech Sound Posters for Literacy Learning - Let's Face Phonics

These speech sound posters were created to help your students connect sound production to literacy learning. Each poster contains mouth images that show students how to get ready to produce the sound of each letter of the alphabet. I included my own version of child-friendly labels for students to remember the sounds by. In some cases, two images are used to show that the sound is made by a combination of already existing letter sounds e.g. 'x' uses the mouth images of 'k' and's'. Also included in this set are sound posters for sh, th, ch and ng. I also have keyword charts that show examples of words which bear the particular sound. I plan to use these in my kindergarten class to help my students with the learning of the basic English phonemes.
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Classify and Categorize Task Cards

Classify and Categorize Task Cards

Classifying words into categories is a great way of teaching new vocabulary to students. As they engage in critical thinking they will recognize that they can group words that have shared features and label ideas, events or objects. In this activity, there are 44 task cards that give students the opportunity to label a set of four words in relation to each other. In some cases the answers may vary depending on their experiences, however, they must be prepared to give reasons for their answers.
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Left and Right Hand Orientation Watches and Wristbands

Left and Right Hand Orientation Watches and Wristbands

This is a super cute, fun and effective way for your kids to learn to differentiate their left from their right. These watches and wristbands were made so that the watches go on the left hand and the wristbands go on the right hand. In this set, you get four color choices plus a white version for your students to color if they wish. Check the preview for a closer look!
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Teaching Time - Telling Time on Analog and Digital Clocks - Posters and Cards

Teaching Time - Telling Time on Analog and Digital Clocks - Posters and Cards

This is a set of posters to help teach your students the measurement skill of time. These visuals depict time on the hour, half hour, quarter past and a quarter to the hour. This is represented on both the analog clock and the digital clock displays. Included in this teaching resource pack are: ❀analog clocks with coloured faces that separate the hour by colour and includes minute intervals ❀ analogue clocks with digital display ❀ analogue clock showing hour hand, minute hand (and seconds hand OPTION) analogue clock showing fractions of time i.e. on the hour (o’clock), quarter past, half past, quarter to the hour (with seconds hand OPTION) ❀ Digital clock with an explanation of the meaning of the two dots (COLON) ❀ Digital clock cards that show o’clock (00), quarter past (15), half past (30) and quarter to (45) ❀ A large minute hand, hour hand (and seconds hand OPTION) for your students to participate in a human clock. ❀ Blank templates for classroom needs PLUS student notebook templates with and without numbers for telling both digital and analogue time.
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Handwriting Patterns - Lines and Letters

Handwriting Patterns - Lines and Letters

Handwriting Patterns – Lines and Letters is a set of pre-writing posters, cards, mats and worksheets that help students to practice the writing patterns needed to form the letters of alphabet correctly. This set encourages students to start drawing different type of lines - the first step in pencil control and enhances both motor planning and fine motor skills. Included in this set are varying handwriting line formats for differentiated practice, letter and word mats, posters and alphabet cards. ---❀❀❀---Handwriting Pattern Mats and Worksheets - The Handwriting Pattern Mats contain tracing lines for multiple practice opportunities. The patterns include: straight, horizontal, diagonal, zig zag, curved, wavy, castle top and lots more! Each mat also hast check boxes for students to keep their posture and hand grip in check! ---❀❀❀---Letter Characteristics Posters -These posters depict both the UPPERCASE and lowercase letters of the alphabet according to these characteristics: Straight letters Tall letters Short letters Donut letters Diagonal letters Letters with tails Letters with curves Letters with humps and closed humps I also included the grouping uppercase (capital) and lowercase (common). These groupings are particularly useful for the teaching and revision of letter and can be used as a sequence for the introduction of the letters. Once the similarities of movement are pointed out, then students are able to develop a metacognitive awareness of letter formation that can support their practices of letter writing. ---❀❀❀---The “Letter Looks Like” Cards is my own creation in which each letter is fixed to an object, animal or person as a visual reminder of form. I have tried to align them based also on initial sound to make a meaningful connection for students. ---❀❀❀---Letter Form Visual “Make It!” Cards - There are 26 cards (2 per print) that show students how to make their own model of the letter using either straight lines, curved or circular shapes. ---❀❀❀---Letter and Word Practice Mats - These mats are geared towards guiding students to write freely within grids or frames. There are 2 x 2 grids (large letters); 3 x 2 grids; multiple grid rows and large single lines then soft double guide lines for more precise handwriting. I also included a handwriting free style sheet and letter formation sheets with start points for students to keep in their writing folders. ---❀❀❀---Fillable Letter Mats - With these letter mats your students can use play doh (playdough), chain links or any medium to fill the space within the letters. These work well as write on and wipe off mats that can be laminated or placed in plastic sleeves.
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Superhero Behaviour Clip Chart System (Version 5)

Superhero Behaviour Clip Chart System (Version 5)

This is a superhero kids theme behaviour clip chart system for elementary classrooms. These are great for setting expectations with students and help to motivate them to improve their behaviour along with positive incentives and rewards. This set can be used to supplement any behaviour modification approach and also adds colour and pizzazz to any elementary classroom. To use this resource all you do is print and laminate each page. You will need one clothespin for each student which can be moved up and down depending on individual student’s behaviour. This Behavior Chart system displays the following behavior messages: Pink --> Outstanding Purple -->Great Choices Blue --> Good Choices Green --> Respectful, Responsible, Read to Learn Yellow --> Caution Orange --> Stop and Think Red --> Improvement Needed
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Good Writing Matters - 23 Coloured Posters For Writing Centres and Writer's Workshop

Good Writing Matters - 23 Coloured Posters For Writing Centres and Writer's Workshop

Do your students have the qualities of good writers? Do they know what these qualities look like? Are they emerging as strong writers through daily practice? Possessing the qualities of good or strong writers will help them thrive and succeed at writing. Your students must recognize how their own writing performances measure up to authentic writers so that they can ultimately become better writers. A blueprint for writing has many benefits for your students. This poster set captures most of the traits of strong writers in a visual format for your students. These colored posters will add pizazz to your writing centers AND give your students a sense of writing direction. This set includes the following ideas: Strong Writers • Plan/Brainstorm • Write • Revise • Edit • Publish Strong Writers Use  Strong Verbs  Action Verbs  Transition Words  Feeling Words  Think about word choice  Vary Sentence Structure and Length Strong Writers  Use correct SPELLING, PUNCTUATION and GRAMMAR  Think about Word Choice (2 Versions)  Use Adjectives  Use Active Voice  Use Powerful Words  Use ADVERBS sparingly ***There are also instructions on how to print poster size (25.5” x 22” poster) using Adobe Reader. ***
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Collective Nouns of Animal Groups from A to Z (120 Cards)

Collective Nouns of Animal Groups from A to Z (120 Cards)

These vintage (black and white) flash cards showcase the fascinating names of animal groups from A to Z including some slightly unusual ones! Collective nouns such as a convocation of eagles, a murmuration of starlings, and a shiver of sharks are shown on these 5.5 x 4.3 inch sized flash cards. Each card contains a vocabulary pool of collective terms that can be used. For example, the bees card has the following collective nouns: flight, grist, hive, swarm. In essence your students would be able to choose a collective noun at a glance for use with a given animal. They are perfect for introducing children to animals, the alphabet, and the concept of collective nouns. These cards are ideal as a reference tool for writing. They can be placed in your writing centers or they can be given to students for individual referencing when writing. Your kids will have fun with learning collective nouns and using them too!
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Picture Writing Prompts with Sequencing Cards for Daily Writing

Picture Writing Prompts with Sequencing Cards for Daily Writing

These picture writing prompts with sequencing cards are great for young writers who need more support in early writing. Your students get an opportunity to use their visual discrimination skills to help them pay attention to details in pictures. They will write sentences about the picture. They also get to colour their pictures and sequence the sheets to create their own little book as a keepsake. Simply print the page/s and review the directions with them. Encourage them to write one or two sentences that describe the picture on any given sheet. I also included a blank writing sheet for extended writing should it be necessary. The sheets are great for homework or small group work in which case they can each be given a different page to prepare a group book instead.The picture cards can be laminated and sequenced first and the sheets can be ordered accordingly to match them. I included little circles on the cards where students can write the number in the sequence with dry erase markers. Individually, your students can work on one writing scenario at a time. The writing scenarios are:- Getting ready for school Getting ready for bed Washing my hands Packing a lunch Making Jelly Toast Crossing the street At Lunchtime Setting the table Washing the dishes Starting the School Day Making my Breakfast Cleaning my bedroom
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