SMART RESOURCE |The resource includes fifteen animal photographs with speech bubbles. Students fill in the speech bubbles to show only the words the animal has spoken. A follow up activity is to rewrite the words in the speech bubble as direct speech and insert punctuation as needed. The resource includes an example sheet and fifteen sheets for each animal to complete this task. A concluding activity is write a conversation by pairing the animal cards together! This time students use the words with the speech bubbles to write sentences to show the animals in conversation. A first-rate resource for students to master direct speech and punctuation that is needed in their personal writing.
PREMIUM RESOURCE | A set of fifteen learning intentions for beginning writers. The intentions align with writing progressions, next step and achievement goals. An example of a writing goal management board, plus template; management ideas and student writing goal tracking sheet are included in the resource.
FREE | A resource with two posters about alternative words to said, the learning intention, success criteria and a student reflection question. An excellent resource to support Level 1 (Year 1 & 2) writing.