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Do your students write short choppy sentences? Then this product is for you! This product involves students stretching out a short choppy sentence into a more descriptive improved sentence using the 5 Ws. Why practice this skill? It improves word choice. Helps students practice providing good imagery in their writing. Students that are discouraged with their writing, will become proud and confident writers. This product makes students slow down and truly think about what they are writing and it becomes meaningful. As students use this activity week after week, they will begin to stretch their sentences all on their own and with out even thinking about it. Included: -5 posters to help guide and motivate students -10 sets of sentence stretchers -Introduction and 'How To' activities -A layout of how to conduct the lessons -Experimenting with sentence stretching page -Publishing page -Color and B&W versions -Small and large print versions
I am third year teacher. My first year of teaching, I taught both kindergarten and first grade. What a challenge but also what fun! This year, I teach only first grade. I completed my student teaching in a second grade classroom but also have experience in pre-k and fourth grade.