Tag: Monday morning warm-up

Start Their New Year with Words

Use this acrostic pattern for a quick write or warm-up, a prompt or just a fun poem. Writing level may vary. I’d recommend grades 2 and up, but you may have some awesome K-1’s, or you could do it in a group. I’ve used it with ELL , middle school, high school and the results… Read more »

Snapshot

Snapshot *a Monday morning warm-up activity inspired by Max and  Jo Knowles: 1. Find a photo that makes you happy. (OK I picked happy / sad. I hope you’ll understand.) 2. Describe the scene by making a “list poem” of the feelings, thoughts, smells, sights, tastes, etc. of the captured moment. Max the wonderdog. Faithful writer… Read more »