I let them make brochures- as a culminating activity.
Brochure writing is fun, helps them develop perfect paragraphs, detailed illustrations, bold print, clever maps , cool titles and subtitles. I am able to teach and practice all of the elements of non-fiction with ease.
(plus looks SO cute on the bulletin board, I can actually fit all 31 pieces neatly)
We just left China next stop Italy.
This is My BF's bulletin board:http://charmedinthirdgrade.blogspot.com/
My bulletin board last year.
My class also made and displayed these Chinese Dolls (art class).
Paper towel rolls in the middle so they could stand- a really amazing presentation for parent teacher conferences!
My fab- friend who works down the hall teaches 5th grade..She let me share her awesome brochures.
Her students completed a brochure about one of the 50 states,
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