Week 1: Start playing some spooky music. If you don't have one you can find some online. Here use this one to get you started!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6T0ZnBnQUQ
On chart paper I drew a ghost. Wrote the word scary inside it. Then the kids came up with other words that mean scary. We looked into a thesaurus to get a few different words but honestly the kids were loving coming up with words and did a really good job!
Week 2: Read the book, Move by Steve Jenkins. This book goes through how different animals move. After the reading, the students started listing words that mean the same as move. I drew a spider (one of the animals in the book - fits the Halloween theme too). They started with saying the ones that were in the book but then they expanded to adding their own. I have some new thesauruses on order from Amazon! Got them for 15 cents!
I am posting these on a bulletin board for the students to add to their writing. When the board gets full I am going to print these photos to add to our anchor chart binder.
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