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  • Use this 'Word Wall: Building Community - Character Traits' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Wall: Building Community - Character Traits'. These cards/posters contain 15 important character traits for building community in your classroom.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Building Community - My Family' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Building Community - My Family'. This two page template allows students to share their family with their class. Includes places to write, draw or post photos about their family. They will also include their position in their family as a single, oldest, middle or youngest child. Templates can be mounted to file folders or poster boards as well as bulletin boards for display.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Butterfly (Elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Butterfly (Elementary)'. Trace and cut out. This butterfly-shaped shapebook has prompts for students to answer about butterflies.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Form: Camels' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Form: Camels'. Write an acrostic poem about camels. With a picture to color.
  • Use this 'Journal: Camp (all ages)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Journal: Camp (all ages)'. Cut out as many pages as you need and bind into a journal to keep track of summer camp activities.
  • Use this 'Journal: Camp (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Journal: Camp (elem/upper elem)'. Print these journal pages and bind them. This makes a cute journal to take to camp. Quick and easy.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Camping (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Camping (elementary)'. Fun writing prompt and journal page for camp.
  • Use this 'Writing: Case Study of an Endangered Plant Species (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Case Study of an Endangered Plant Species (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students investigate and write a case study of an endangered plant species and discuss the importance it has in their community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Case Study of an Extinct Plant Species (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Case Study of an Extinct Plant Species (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students study an extinct plant species and discuss the affect it has had on a geographical area or a human community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Case Study of Notable Local Plant Species (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Case Study of Notable Local Plant Species (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students write a case study of a notable plant within their geographical region or local community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Story Starter: Children (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starter: Children (elementary)'. "Jeremy found that when your father is President of the United States, strange things happen,like the time when..." Eight pages of story starters about the wild adventures of various children, including cute illustrations and wide lines for writing.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas (elementary)'. Choose characters, settings, and conflicts from the pictures, and then build a story around them. A fun creative writing exercise.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/ middle)'. Five narrative prompts and five expository prompts, all with a Christmas theme.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)'. Get students writing with these thought-provoking prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas - Dear Santa (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas - Dear Santa (elementary)'. "Hold on to your reindeer, Santa, here it goes - " Write a list of good things you have accomplished this year with this form.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Cornucopia (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Cornucopia (elementary)'. Unlined cornucopia-shaped page with the writing prompt "I am thankful because...". Cut out for a shapebook or hang on the wall.
  • Use this 'Story Planner: Country' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Planner: Country'. Use this form to plan a story that takes place in the country you are studying.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Cowboy/Rodeo (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Cowboy/Rodeo (upper elem)'. Four pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a cowboy/rodeo theme.
  • Use this 'Writing: Create an Informational Flyer Describing Proper Plant Care (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Create an Informational Flyer Describing Proper Plant Care (middle/high)'. Students create a single-paged informational flyer describing proper care of a specific plant. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Dad' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Dad'. "My dad is... " Short Dad-themed writing prompts with the word "Dad" repeated in color in the surrounding border.
  • Use this 'Writing: Define the Concept of Plant Defenses (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Define the Concept of Plant Defenses (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students use their own ideas to define the abstract term defense in relation to plant survival strategies. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. Students can describe their actual bedrooms, or their imaginary ideals.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Desert Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Desert Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Design a Gadget (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Design a Gadget (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. For this writing prompt, students will first use their creative skills to design gadgets using simple items in their homes.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Earth Day (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Earth Day (elementary)'. "Write about ways you can help." Lined paper with an Earth Day illustration at the top and a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Earth Day (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Earth Day (upper elementary)'. Two pages of lined paper with illustrations of recycling and the earth in the left-hand border, and at the top, respectively. Use for reports,poem, or stories. Great for final drafts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Emotion - Sad (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Emotion - Sad (primary)'. "One time I was sad because..."
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Emotions and the Trumpet of the Swan' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Emotions and the Trumpet of the Swan'. "Louis has a lot of different emotions throughout the book..."
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (elem/upper elem)'. A small picture to color showing the emotion and space to write WHEN you feel that way. Happy, lonely, shy, jealous, sad, proud, angry, nervous, scared, excited.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (primary/elem)'. A large picture to color showing the emotion and space to write WHEN you feel that way. Happy, lonely, shy, jealous, sad, proud, angry, nervous, scared, excited.
  • Use this 'Story Starters: End of the School Year (multiage)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starters: End of the School Year (multiage)'. Ten story starters for "end of the school year" stories.
  • Use this 'Writing: Explain the Process - Banana Fiber Products are Made (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Explain the Process - Banana Fiber Products are Made (middle/high)'. In this writing activity students research and explain how banana fibers are used to create a variety of products. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Paper Making (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Paper Making (middle/high)'. Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe how paper products are made from any number of plants and recycled plant products. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Preparing Food from a Plant (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Explain the Process of Preparing Food from a Plant (middle/high)'. In this writing activity students describe how to prepare, cook and serve food from plants. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use this 'Unit: Fairy Tales - The Three Pigs PLUS (primary/elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Unit: Fairy Tales - The Three Pigs PLUS (primary/elementary)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Fall (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Fall (elem/upper elem)'. Nine pages of lined paper with illustrations of fall leaves in the surrounding border and fall-related writing prompts such as, "Write about a fun experience you have had in the fall."
  • Use this 'Border Paper: Fall Leaves (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: Fall Leaves (elementary)'. Lined paper with illustrations of leaves in the surrounding border.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Fall Theme (kdg)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Fall Theme (kdg)'. Students draw and write what they know about fall. It is aligned with the Common Core standards. CC: ELA: W.2.K
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Brother' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Brother'. "An interesting thing about my brother is _." Short single sentence prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Father' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Family - My Father'. "An interesting thing about my father is _." Short single sentence prompts.