Attack of the Gummies! This picture would definitely appeal to any kid and get their creative juices flowing! This would make a perfect writing prompt for a narrative story.
The graphic organizer allows students to sequence their stories. Taken from What The Teacher Wants 2. Creative problem solving This writing prompts will have students imagining a very unique situation in which a mouse must get his cheese! This will definitely make paragraph writing a little more fun. Taken from Ed Galaxy 3. An Unlikely Merging This picture is so wacky, your students will have their imaginations running wild!
Their arguments will be hilarious! Taken from Crazy For First Grade 4. A Portal Discovered A secret portal to another realm is a common story element. With this photo writing prompt have your students imagine that they are going down those stairs. Where does it lead them? What do they encounter? There are so many possibilities here. Taken from Crystals Classrooms 5. Stuff is coming alive! What would happen if things emerge from a painting?
Have your students create magical stories based on this photo. Taken from Teachers Pay Teachers 6. I have included a box to the right of each wheel for students to make additional notes or to follow your specific instructions for completion. Organizers for Journalism Students Although these graphic organizers are designed specifically for journalism students, they would also be appropriate for other types of expository writing. Poetry Frames Here are just a few organizers for poetry.
Come around and check this site out from time to time to see what's been added. Additional Webs These writing webs didn't seem to fit clearly into any of the above categories, so I have included them here. Customizable Graphic Organizers These organizers are customizable--you may type in the headers, subheaders, directions, and instructional material that best suit your needs. This way, if you have a particular book title or a particular main topic that you want to appear in the organizer, you can go right ahead and type it in.
Each customizable organizer displays areas shaded in blue--these are the areas that you may type what you wish. Additionally, when the mouse pointer passes each of these shaded areas, a tool tip will pop up briefly as you see in the yellow box here: Here are the 17 customizable graphic organizers.
The original completed organizer appears on the left side of each slide, and its customizable version appears on the right. The organizers on the last 5 slides have been rotated 90 degrees to fit into the slide show.
The rest of the maps in this section could be used for ANY type of essay. Taken from Teachers Pay Teachers 7. Organizers for Journalism Students Although these graphic organizers are designed specifically for journalism students, they would also be appropriate for other types of expository writing.
Concept Wheels Except for the number of spokes, these concept wheels are identical. Free Graphic Organizers Download The following 10 graphic organizers for teaching writing reduced in size here to fit the slideshow are available for immediate download. Each customizable organizer displays areas shaded in blue--these are the areas that you may type what you wish. You may download them completely free of charge here.
The organizers on the last 5 slides have been rotated 90 degrees to fit into the slide show. The rest of the maps in this section could be used for ANY type of essay. Attack of the Gummies! This could make for some wonderful comic strip writing! If these graphic organizers are fairly well received, I would be happy to design more of them in the near future.
Although the screenshots you will see here have been reduced in size and in clarity, I think you'll be able to see the main headers, subheaders, and the overall design fairly well.
Although the third is labeled as an expository map, it could just as easily be used for persuasion. A character with a mind of its own Have your students work on character development with this unique looking snowman. Take a look: 1. Persuasive and Expository Essay Maps The first two of the following maps are designed specifically for persuasive essays. Taken from Teachers Pay Teachers 7.