Do you want an easy, fun writing activity to get kids writing about animals? Use a simple web graphic organizer to get students to write what they know about an animal of their choice. Students can use information from their animal web to support them with their writing.
If you are following the Writing Teacher's Roadmap Get Started Guide, the Animal Web writing activity is perfect for Step One - Get Kids Writing. The goal of Step One is to have all your students begin writing as easily as possible. Ten minute writing activities are one way to achieve this goal. They are fun, engaging writing ideas that can be used to support EAL students, reluctant writers, beginning writers, writers who need a challenge, and more!
Ten minute writing activities are quick, easy-to-implement writing activities you can complete with your students whenever you have ten to fifteen spare minutes in class. They can also be used as a warm up to begin your writing classes. Each activity includes a writing idea that can be completed in a short period of time.
Find out more about ten minute writing activities by reading How To Use Fun Writing Activities For Kids.
Use ten minute writing activities to get kids writing. These activities provide students with an opportunity to practice different writing skills.
The quick, fun nature of these writing activities is especially useful in motivating students who:
You can easily create the animal web activity. Use this activity to begin a collection of ten minute writing activities. Keep these activities in an easy-to-access spot so you'll always have them at your fingertips and ready-to-use. Be sure to add the Sticky Note Travel Story FREEBIE to your collection.
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Each ten minute writing activity provides:
The ten minute writing activities can be used with all the students in your class to get them writing.
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