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  • This school-shaped shapebook has short texts on each page ("This is me. I am ___ years old"), and space for students to draw illustrations. 10 pages.
  • Cut out the shapes. There are three pages. The first page is a suggested cover page. Make copies of as many lined and/or unlined pages as you like in order to make a book. Use the lined pages for writing and the unlined pages for drawing/pasting pictures. Staple all the pages together for a great shapebook in the shape of its subject.
  • Eighteen writing prompts for younger students, with lines for writing. Includes teaching suggestions.
  • Use this two page list of journal topics as prompts for a daily journal. Students can mark off topics as they complete them.
  • Use this story planner to help you write an animal story.
  • [member-created document] Trace and cut out. This fish-shaped shapebook has simple prompts for early readers to answer about their fish.
  • Write and illustrate an alternate version (or a faithful rendition) of the Three Pigs. Following directions, practicing word sounds, reading comprehension, basic graph skills, and more are included in this engaging multitask unit.
  • Fifteen simple writing prompts to get your early writers off to a creative start. Includes wide-lined paper and space to draw illustrations.
  • [member-created using abctools] "Hold on to your reindeer, Santa, here it goes - " Write a list of good things you have accomplished this year with this form.
  • Write a poem in the heart-shaped balloon.
  • [member-created with abctools] A big Christmas ornament with prompts for kids to draw various Christmas-related pictures. These would make a cute Christmas tree bulletin board, or cut out and use as a shapebook.
  • Three pages of three word groupings to help students create sentences.
  • Writing packet with lots of pictures to help prompt students into writing a story, writing prompts and other ideas.
  • Unlined paper with illustrations of school-related objects in the surrounding border (apples, pencils, crayons) and the writing prompt "School is..." at the top.
  • Wide-lined paper with illustrations of school-related objects like pencils and apples in the surrounding border, and the prompt "School is..." at the top.
  • Kid-friendly instructions help students creatively create the elements of an exciting story.
  • This 16 page vacation planner is a great project to help students understand the process of planning and organizing a vacation. Whether plans are for a low-budget camping trip in a nearby state park, or a fantastic voyage to a faraway country, students will have fun planning budgets, etc., with this unit.
  • "All About Me" This free twelve-page unit helps students express their interests and goals.
  • 12 half pages for students to fill in simple prompts and draw or attach pictures as illustrations for their favorite memories, etc.