Why Lesson Planet?
Third graders start writing papers with much more regularity than they did in the previous grades. They are starting to differentiate between the styles of writing and know why each is important. This activity gives the them a chance to write a set of directions for another person to follow. They are directed to think of 2-3 physical activities that other students can do with a hula hoop. Then they write a "how-to" or expository paper putting the hula hoop activities in sequential order