Which activities will work best in my classroom? How do I choose?
Choose activities that will support your students’ learning and energize your curriculum. Of course, we encourage you to adapt any activity of interest to meet your students needs and goals.
What key literacy strategies do the Artful Writing activities help support?
The following chart cross-references the eighteen Artful Writing activities with fourteen strategies that help build comprehension and literacy. Following the card directions, students will generally engage in several key strategies—careful observation, connecting to prior knowledge and emotions, building vocabulary and fluency, making meaning, and reflecting as their working process. Each of the activities also intentionally targets specific literacy strategies in more depth.